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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #101094
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State Police #07-06997
Accident Date2007-11-15
Report Date 2007-11-21
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
Spent CatalystNo information givenUnspecified locationNONONO30,000.0 pounds
OilNo information givenUnspecified locationNONONO42.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

A truck driver encroached upon the edge of an embankment which caused the tractor-trailer rig to turn over

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Motiva used sand to dam off the containment ditch both upstream and downstream of the spill. Motiva will widen roadway, install barricades, and improve lighting