Gramercy Works Alumina Plant Explosion


Hearings were held at 1:00 PM CDT on Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at the
St. James Parish Courthouse, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 5800 LA 44
Convent, Louisiana 70723
On Monday, July 5, 1999 at about 5:05 a.m., an explosion occurred at the Gramercy works alumina plant located in St. James County, Louisiana. One hundred employees were working at the plant at the time of the explosion, which occurred at the digester area of the plant. A total of twenty-one persons were injured from the effects of the explosion.



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