Norco, Louisiana

Norco is a census-designated place near Lake Ponchartrain in Louisiana. Located on the edge of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parish, Norco has a population of about 3,579 in a 3.4 square mile area. Originally part of a sugarcane plantation, Norco takes its current name from the New Orleans Refining Company, which purchased the land in 1916 to build a petroleum refinery.

Norco, Louisiana's history has been dominated by the petroleum refining industry, which has been known for its use of asbestos-containing materials. Asbestos exposure is of continuing concern for workers, who may be at risk for asbestos cancer. If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos in Norco, you may benefit by seeking counsel from an asbestos lawyer.

Large Jobsites in Norco where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following large job sites in Norco where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below. Click on them to get more detailed information.

Other Jobsites in Norco where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

These additional jobsites in Norco, Louisiana have been identified as harboring asbestos containing materials. These sites, at one point in their history, were known to have exposed a variety of tradesmen to asbestos. We will be documenting in more detail how asbestos exposure occurred at these sites in the future on this web site.

  • Fluor Corporation
  • Gatx Terminals Corp
  • Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp
  • Kaiser Steel
  • Norco Good Hope Terminal
  • Norco Plant
  • Norco Refinery
  • Shell Chemical Company
  • Shell Refinery

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers Near Norco, Louisiana

For your convenience we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Norco, Louisiana. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


Ochsner Medical Center
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121

Distance: 16.2 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors Near Norco, Louisiana

For your convenience we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Norco, Louisiana. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations.

Dr. Brian L. Pettiford
Ochsner Cancer Institute
Ochsner Medical Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy.
New Orleans, LA 70121

Distance: 16.2 miles

Filing an Asbestos Claim in Louisiana

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Louisiana, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, fill out the form below for immediate help.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog

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February 03, 2016
Emily Walsh

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