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St. Charles Parish EOC monitoring chemical leak at Taft chemical plant

ST. CHARLES PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

The St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center is monitoring a chemical leak at the Oxy Chemical facility in Taft. A spokesperson for the parish says the leak is contained and there is no danger to the public. 

River Road (LA 18) from the fence line of Mosaic to LA 3142 is closed.  The public is NOT advised to take any protective measures at this time. 

Any questions may be directed to the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center at (985) 783-5050 24 hours a day. 

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