4 Hospitalized After Being Exposed To Chlorine In Plaquemine
PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) — Four Georgia Gulf contract employees are recovering after being exposed to chlorine at work.
WAFB TV reports (http://bit.ly/KnT0FD ) the accident happened at the chemical and vinyls plant in Plaquemine around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
A Georgia Gulf spokesman said the four were near a railcar when the chlorine was being offloaded, but they were not the ones handling it.
Parish officials said there was no need for road closures or evacuations.