Monthly Archives: June 2019

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Eastman will make a $70 million capital investment over the next three years to expand and modernize its manufacturing operations in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, including a new Chemical Intermediates production facility.

In national news:

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released its final investigation report into the November 15, 2014, methyl mercaptan release at the DuPont Plant in La Porte, TX, that killed four workers.

In national news:

There were 33 crane-related fatalities in 2017, the lowest number since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking fatal work injuries in 1992.

In local news:

Data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) shows that Louisiana personal income grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.09 billion to $216.3 billion between 2018 Q4 and 2019 Q1.

In national news:

DEA Assistant Administrator, Diversion Control Division John Martin recently hosted a collaborative conference in Washington, D.C. with industry leaders representing the prescription drug supply chain in America.

In national news:

A new National Employment Law Project (NELP) report found that state laws designed to project employees from retaliation fall short.