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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97336
State Police #07-03395
Accident Date2007-06-22
Report Date 2007-06-29
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
Argon21hLeak-Idle stream lineNONONO227.0 pounds
Nitrogen21hLeak-Idle stream lineNONONO13,278.0 pounds
Carbon Monoxide21hLeak-Idle stream lineNOYESNO108.0 pounds
Carbon Dioxide21hLeak-Idle stream lineYESNONO1,144.0 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide21hLeak-Idle stream lineNONONO133.0 pounds
Water21hLeak-Idle stream lineNONONO4,535.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

Internal acid corrosion

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Under Investigation- If investigation shows different causal factor, a follow up will be given. The leaking portion of the line was clamped to stop releas