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  1. Mother says Perrilloux was on Adderall & VyvanseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WBRZ

    The mother of the man accused of killing 15-year old Claire Carline in a head on collision says he was on stimulants during the time of the crash. Dwight Perrilloux's mother told News 2 her son has ADHD and just finished a 12-hour shift at a plant in Geismar before making his way to classes at ITI.


  2. Labor, construction issues delay two BASF plantsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... "There were significant delays on both the surfactants and formic acid plants," Jolen Stein, BASF's spokeswoman in Geismar, said Wednesday. The formic acid plant has been delayed by the competition for labor as billions of dollars worth of other ...


  3. Williams Olefins in Geismar pay nearly $200,000 fine for a penalty eventsaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    Williams Olefins, L.L.C. Geismar facility has paid a $194,306 fine that covers 32 "penalty events" dating back to 2008, including four that relate to a June 13, 2013 fire at the plant. The penalty assessment sent to the company on Nov. 21 is the result of a compliance review the state Department of Environmental Quality started at the facility in 2009.


  4. Wiliams-Olefins fined $194,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... plant has paid the fines in full and plans to restart operations. The blast which happened in June at the plant in Geismar killed two workers and injured 77 others in June of last year. Zachary C. Green, 29, of Hammond, died in the explosion. He was ...


  5. Ascension officials dismayed, but not deterred, by sewer studyRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... final negotiations with landowner L.J. Grezaffi for 10 acres near the intersection of La. 73 and La. 30 in Geismar for a future regional sewer plant. The location, which appraised for about $87,000 per acre, is near the Mississippi River, the ...


  6. Yelp Baton Rouge offers Ultimate Holiday Guide for local shops, customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... Bar, Kirk Sheets, said Yelp has played a big role in helping him transition his salon to Baton Rouge. "I was in Geismar and brought people here, and we did it through social media. It's been fantastic for us. It really puts you out in front of ...


  7. Williams' rebuilt Geismar petrochemical plant ready for productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Williams Partners says its rebuilt, expanded plant in Geismar, La., is in the final stages of commissioning and will begin ethylene production for sale this month . The Geismar plant has upped its capacity to 1.95B lbs/year of ethylene, with WPZ's share at ~1.7B lbs.


  8. Troopers search for driver involved in hit and run that hospitalized road construction workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana State Police reported Fredrick Mitchell, 38, of Baton Rouge, was hit in a construction zone on LA 30 near LA 73 in the Geismar area on November 21 around 11:45 p.m. Mitchell was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital with serious injuries. Tpr. Jared Sandifer said the vehicle that hit Mitchell was traveling in a closed lane in the construction zone and drove off after the crash.


  9. Cool Schools: Spanish Lake PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... it in the future." Click on the video link to see more from this week's Cool School, Spanish Lake Primary School in Geismar. If you have a class, student or program you want to spotlight, contact Kylie by email ( or give her a call ...


  10. Gonzales police: Couple arrested after police find meth lab in motel roomRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    City and Ascension Parish sheriff's narcotics agents found a Harvey duo, convicted two and a half years ago of operating a meth lab inside their Geismar bedroom, running another lab Sunday night in a Gonzales motel room, police said Monday. Authorities found five methamphetamine pots about 9 p.m. Sunday in the motel room of Monica E. Smith, 47, and David R. Smith, 48, at the Supreme Inn and Suites, Charlotte Guedry, a police spokeswoman, said Monday.


  11. BASF makes $25,000 donation to Southern UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... and modernize the job-search process," said Tom Yura, senior vice president and general manager of the BASF site in Geismar. "The new technology center also will strengthen recruiting efforts for BASF and other companies by increasing our access to ...


  12. Chicago Bridge & Iron: A Bargain At The Current PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... of synthetic rubber for long-term maintenance, operations and other industrial services at its facility in Geismar, Louisiana. Contract renewal valued at more than $100 million by Arizona Public Service (APS) for maintenance and modification ...


  13. Line of thunderstorms threatens Baton Rouge, areas to south and east on Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Place to 7 miles east of Plaquemine. The storms were moving northeast at 30 mph. This line of storms will be near Geismar by 7:25 p.m., Denham Springs and Prairieville by 7:35 p.m., Walker by 7:45 p.m., and Livingston by 7:55 p.m. The statement says ...


  14. BASF delays closing Washington plant as work continues on new Louisiana facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 |

    ... said in an email that the company is scheduled to transition production from Warren County to its new facility in Geismar, Louisiana, by mid-2015. She said the closure process is a "fluid" one and based on production start-up at the new Louisiana ...


  15. Fitch Rates Methanex's Senior Note Issuance 'BBB-'; Affirms Existing RatingsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Methanex's margins are expected to benefit further when they are able to capture the operating margin from its Geismar, LA produced methanol. The Geismar facilities, once completed, will be able to benefit from low-priced natural gas which is ...


  16. Geismar man killed in single vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    State police are investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 61 north of Louisiana 73 in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared Sandifer says 27-year-old Cody B. Viator died in the crash early Wednesday morning.


  17. Troopers: Driver dies after car hits culvert and flipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana State Police identified the victim as Cody Viator, 27, of Geismar. Troopers said the crash happened on US 61 near LA 73 in Prairieville around 2:30 a.m. Tpr.


  18. Geismar man killed in crash early Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WBRZ

    The wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 73 in Ascension Parish. Accident investigators say Cody Viator, 27, was killed after his car ran into a ditch, hit a culvert and began to flip.


  19. BASF cycling team raises funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis in Bike MSRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    A cycling team from BASF's Geismar site raised $9,660 during the annual Bike MS, a two-day, 150-mile ride that raises funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The teams' fundraising total was supported by a donation from BASF.


  20. Three Subsidiaries Of The World's Largest Fertilizer Producer To...Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Chemical Online

    ... reduction measures, as well as install emissions monitors at eight sulfuric acid plants across facilities in Geismar, La. (one plant), White Springs, Fla. (four plants), and Aurora, N.C. (three plants). The three companies will spend an estimated ...


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