LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion and fire at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia has left five people missing and feared dead, officials said Thursday.
Emergency officials said another two people were hospitalized in critical condition with severe burns after the blast, which was reported around 8.30 a.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Federal labor regulators have cited four employers for safety violations related to an explosion that injured workers at a Louisiana chemical plant.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced 11 serious violations Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — An explosion at a northern Illinois chemical plant Monday morning sparked massive fires that sent flames and huge plumes of thick black smoke high into the air and debris raining onto the ground, prompting evacuations.
TARRAGONA, Spain (AP) — The death toll climbed to three Wednesday from a massive explosion and fire at a petrochemical plant in Spain as one person died in hospital and another body was found in the wreckage, authorities said.
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Officials in the Texas coastal city of Port Neches lifted a voluntary evacuation order Thursday that was issued overnight because of concerns about air quality following a pair of chemical plant explosions last week...