Geraldine Watkins

Marathon refinery fire in Louisiana leaves nearby residents wondering

BY: and - September 5, 2023

Thick black smoke billowed and flames rose from two chemical storage tanks at the Marathon Petroleum refinery between Reserve and Garyville on Friday, Aug. 25. Geraldine Watkins saw the towers of smoke through the passenger seat window of a car that morning, while she was on her way to a court hearing about whether another […]