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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #109998
State Police #08-06612
Accident Date2008-10-10
Report Date 2008-10-14
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
MIBK(Methyl Isobutyl Ketone)NIGunspecified 3" lineNONOYESBRQ
Methyl Ethyl KetoneNIGunspecified 3" lineNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

According to the LDEQ incident report, a leak under insulation on a 3" line released MEK and methyl isobutyl ketone.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Trying to strip the insulation to find the source. Release is BRQ.