The Dow company reported that the BB1 plant at the Bahía Blanca complex stopped unscheduled due to operational problems in steam production.
As a result, the BB2 plant interrupted its start-up process and the LDPE plant stopped its production.
The level of brightness and noise that one of the Polo’s chimneys is having at the moment is impressive.
I listen to it from inside my house as if an airplane were passing by.
I live 3 km away. pic.twitter.com/k5FcGSr1Ut
– Marcelo Tedesco (@MikeTangoAlfa) February 22, 2021
It is for this reason that greater brightness is displayed on the torch and an increase in the noise level.
Does anyone hear like constant thunder in Bahía Blanca? https://t.co/rx5UNbPKUr
– 💚Caro💚 (@caroamorosi) February 22, 2021
As detailed, the control bodies (CTE and OPDS) have already been informed.
Bahía Blanca Petrochemical Pole … What’s happening in the city? Do we have an emergency?
— Roxy.Foxy (@Roxy_Foxy1711) February 22, 2021
Social networks echoed the situation and several people from Bahia commented on the noise produced by the event.
What happens in #BahiaBlanca that you hear a constant thunder coming from the pole ???? And you see a glow
— Leon (@LeonFM21) February 22, 2021
On June 28, 2019, An explosion at the BB2 plant made Bahia rumble. There were no injuries or danger to the population.