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  1. Accident at DuPont Puts Plant in SpotlightRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WRKO-AM Brighton

    DuPont's chemical plant in La Porte, Texas, for many years has gained a strong reputation among industrial-safety experts for migrating to safer chemicals.

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  2. DuPont Chemical Plant Failed to Identify Chemicals in 911 Call: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... plant for an hour before anyone called 911, and no one told dispatchers what substances were inside. plant in La Porte, Texas typically housed as much as 250 tons of highly flammable methyl mercaptan, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday . But it ...

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  3. Four workers die from chemical leak at Texas DuPont plant with history of repeat violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    ... he thought might have been hurt by the incident. A statement dated November 17, 2014, which has been issued by the La Porte, TX, DuPont plant extends expressions of sympathy to family members and coworkers of the deceased, while making clear its ...

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  4. Thanksgiving Feast Set for Sylvan Beach PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bay Area Observer

    ... with all the trimmings starting at 11 am and ending at 3 pm. Smiling volunteers from Albemarle and the City of La Porte will be on hand to serve food and assist patrons in any way possible. Organizers are hoping to build on last year's event, which ...

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  5. Christmas On Main Set For December 4th In La PorteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bay Area Observer

    Join us as we kick off the holidays with our annual Christmas on Main event December 4, 2014 from 5 - 8pm! You will find a variety of entertainment from on Main Street and Five Points Plaza including: caroling performances by La Porte Independent School District children, costume characters, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a Tree Lighting Ceremony, food and craft vendors, holiday parade, super slide, Sweetheart pony rides, Clutch Rockets Bear and a fresh cup of wassail and window decor at participating antique and boutique shops and eateries! This event is sponsored by the City of La Porte, Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Association.

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  6. George Reagan McPhailRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bay Area Observer

    ... away there November 13, 2014. Born in Houston January 9, 1953 to Arthur Lee and Helen McPhail. Reagan was raised in La Porte and worked for the City of La Porte for almost 30yrs, a devoted family man he loved his Children and was 'PAP' to his ...

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  7. Stephen Jacob MilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bay Area Observer

    Stephen Jacob Miles, 58 of La Porte passed away Thursday November13,2014. Born in Dallas on November 21, 1955.

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  8. Funerals set for workers killed in La Porte chemical leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    DuPont employees and brothers, Robert Tisnado, left, 39 and Gilbert "Gibby" Tisnado, right, 48, died in the DuPont La Porte chemical leak Nov. 15, 2014.

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  9. Funerals set for four workers who died in La Porte plant chemical leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Houston Chronicle

    DuPont employees and brothers, Robert Tisnado, left, 39 and Gilbert "Gibby" Tisnado, right, 48, died in the DuPont La Porte chemical leak Nov. 15, 2014. Randall Clements, plant manager of DuPont facility in LaPorte expressed the sadness the employees and managers are feeling for the fatal loss of four of their employees after a gas release took place in the plant at 4:00 a.m Saturday.

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  10. Four Killed At DuPont PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Chemical and Engineering News

    Investigators from the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board are in Texas probing an apparent chemical leak that killed four workers and injured a fifth at a DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas. The workers probably died from exposure to methyl mercaptan while responding to a valve leak around 4 AM on Nov. 15, according to DuPont .

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  11. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Kos

    The toxic leak at a DuPont chemical plant in La Porte, Texas, that killed four workers over the weekend was so dangerous that as of Tuesday morning, investigators still had not been able to access the affected area for safety reasons. But, as Rachel Maddow highlighted Tuesday evening, you wouldn't have ever guessed that level of danger from a plant supervisor's initial 911 call : Dispatcher: How did this happen.

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  12. Family of DuPont chemical leak victim sets up fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chron

    DuPont employees and brothers, Robert Tisnado, left, 39 and Gilbert "Gibby" Tisnado, right, 48, died in the DuPont La Porte chemical leak Saturday. This undated image shows signage at the DuPont Facility in La Porte, Texas.

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  13. DuPont Tragedy One of Many Toxic Gas ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Texas Tribune

    Methyl mercaptan, a foul-smelling gas, overwhelmed five workers at the DuPont chemical plant in La Porte on Nov. 15, killing four including two brothers and sending another to the hospital. But dozens of times in the past two years, a Texas Tribune analysis shows, plants across Texas have reported accidentally releasing gases that can be deadly in relatively small amounts.

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  14. Firefighters extinguish magnesium fire in La PorteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Click2Houston

    ... QUICKLY, WITHIN ABOUT TEN MINUTES. DEERPARK FIRE FIGHTERS WERE AMONG THOSE THAT RESPONDED A FEW MILES AWAY IN LA PORTE THAT LEFT WORKERS DEAD. THIS TIME, NO INJURIES. PLANTS OPERATOR IN A VERY SOUND AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE MANNER, FOR THE MOST ...

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  15. Disturbing 911 call in deadly Texas chemical leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Kos

    The toxic leak at a DuPont chemical plant in La Porte, Texas, that killed four workers over the weekend was so dangerous that as of Tuesday morning, investigators still had not been able to access the affected area for safety reasons. But, as Rachel Maddow highlighted Tuesday evening, you wouldn't have ever guessed that level of danger from a plant supervisor's initial 911 call : Dispatcher: How did this happen.

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  16. Cause of death for DuPont workers killed in chemical leak releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Click2Houston

    According to a preliminary coroner's report, the four workers killed in a chemical leak at the DuPont plant near La Porte died from accidental asphyxiation. The industrial accident happened Saturday, killing brothers Gilbert Tisnado and Bobby Tisnado, Crystle Wise and Wade Baker.

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  17. La Porte plant worker's widow sues DuPont over deadly chemical leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Houston Chronicle

    DuPont employees and brothers, Robert Tisnado, left, 39 and Gilbert "Gibby" Tisnado, right, 48, died in the DuPont La Porte chemical leak Saturday. This undated image shows signage at the DuPont Facility in La Porte, Texas.

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  18. San Antonio Workplace Injury Attorney at The Herrera Law Firm...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PRWeb

    ... dangerous than others. Chemical plant workers face risks such as chemical exposure. A chemical leak accident in La Porte, Texas, resulting in four deaths serves as a reminder that people working in chemical plants in Texas face dangerous on-the-job ...

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  19. DuPont plant worker's widow to be represented by Beaumont attorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    DuPont employees and brothers, Robert Tisnado, left, 39 and Gilbert "Gibby" Tisnado, right, 48, died in the DuPont La Porte chemical leak Saturday.

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  20. Click to View RSS FeedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... from deportation to up to 5 million people, as well as the possibility of obtaining a work permit. ]]> LA PORTE, Texas (AP) - State records show dozens of minor or moderate state environmental violations since 2009 at a Houston-area DuPont ...

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