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Crews respond to chemical leak at plant

3 years 9 months 2 days ago August 23, 2013 Aug 23, 2013 Friday, August 23 2013 August 23, 2013 8:42 AM in News
By: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - HazMat crews responded Friday to a reported sulfur dioxide leak at the Rhodia chemicals plant on Airline Hwy.

Investigators quickly downgraded their response to a "level 1", meaning there was no impact offsite.

Crews planned to set-up air monitoring devices in the area around the plant as a precaution.

No evacuations or road closures have occurred at this time.

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