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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97045
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #07-03155
Accident Date2007-06-13
Report Date 2007-06-19
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Slack Wax16moil spillNONONO493.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

water wash line developed a leak

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Once leak discover the pumps were stopped and the water wash lines were purged of wax.