Accident Description

Accident: Dow Louisiana Operations Explosions

Location: Location: Plaquemine, LA

Accident Occurred On: 07/14/2023 | Final Report Released On:

Accident Type: Explosion and Fire

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.

On July 14, 2023, at approximately 9:15 p.m., multiple explosions occurred in the Dow Louisiana Operations Glycol II Ethylene Oxide Finishing unit in Plaquemine, Louisiana.

This incident resulted in substantial property damage at the plant, but no injuries.