United States: Exxon reports leak from Baton Rouge line

Reuters: Exxon Mobil Corp reported a leak in a pipeline at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, chemical plant on Wednesday which released unspecified amounts of benzene, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality said on Thursday. The company secured the bleeder line at about 5:00 a.m. EDT and the leak was contained within the facility, the department said. All rail traffic has been stopped within the facility until the benzene is removed, according to the department. Air monitoring at the facility has......

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