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Blog Author Angelique Sanders

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Monday, December 08, 2014

Chemical Leak at DuPont When Container Valve Failed

DuPont chemical leak

LA PORTE – Four workers are dead and another is in the hospital following a chemical leak at a DuPont facility.

DuPont company spokesman Aaron Woods said a valve somehow failed on a container of methyl mercaptan, a chemical used to make insecticide. Officials are still investigating why the valve failed.  >> Read full story

Houston Chronicle: DuPont's safety record has slipped in recent years


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