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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #81365
State Police #05-05578
Accident Date2005-08-16
Report Date 2005-08-23
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
Nitrogen OxideNo information givenMississippi River Docks 1&2 Fire Water Pump 33G-5 and 33G-4NOYESYES18,141.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Experiencing problems with electric and diesel raw water pumps and need to use fire water diesel pumps to supply raw water to raw water treatment plant.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Are developing a tracking system to monitor more closely the operation of all diesel fired equipment. Dock 1 electric pumps are scheduled to be replaced with new pumps by the end of 2005. The site has received from the LADEQ an air permit variance to cover the emissions from these pumps for the remainder of 2005.