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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #05-08791
Accident Date2005-06-20
Report Date 2005-06-24
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Crude Oil1 hourtank 82NONONO806.0 gallons
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)1 hourtank 82NONOYES5,775.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

the line was blocked from the tank and then a pump was used to pull a vacuum on the line, so clamps could be put over the leaks; internal corrosion inspections on similar piping outside the firewall did not show corrosion concerns, therefore internal corrosion was not expect