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Plant Managers Assess Damage After Hurricane Isaac

8:57 AM MDT | September 14, 2012 | —Lindsay Frost

Flood: Failure of the levee surge protection system results in flooding for Stolt-Nielsen’s New Orleans facility. Several chemical companies that temporarily shut down plants in Louisiana in advance of Hurricane Isaac have begun assessing damage and restarting operations. No major damage has been reported, but a few companies have reported flooding, including Stolt-Nielsen’s Stolthaven facility at New Orleans. At its peak, the storm dumped up to 20 inches of rain on some areas of Louisiana and knocked out power for more than 900,000 customers...

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