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Hurricane Isaac Floods Stolt-Nielsen's New Orleans Terminal

10:15 AM MDT | August 31, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Stolt-Nielsen says Hurricane Isaac has caused severe flooding at the company's Stolthaven New Orleans (Braithwaite, LA) tank storage terminal due to failure of the facility's levee surge protection system. The company reports that parts of the terminal are under as much as seven feet of water, though all on-site personnel are reported safe and no other environmental issues or product containment issues have been found. Prior to Isaac hitting land, the terminal was shut down as a part of Stolt's emergency preparedness procedures to reduce damage as much as...

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