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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #102246
State Police #08-00217
Accident Date2008-01-12
Report Date 2008-01-18
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
AmmoniaNo information givenHGU WWTU Flare (EPN 85D-105)NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

malfunctioning level controller let to Pilot outage on flare due to liquid extinguishing the flare.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Cold weather led to salt disposition on a level gauge that suppressed the high level alarm on the flare knock out drum. Letter states that remedial action will be taken, but does not specify whic