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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #08-00272
Accident Date2008-01-15
Report Date 2008-01-22
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
Heavy Distillate10 h 33 mDock No 1NONONO8.0 gallons
Lubricating Oil10 h 33 mDock No 1NONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Firewater Pump on Dock 1 developed a leak in the upper part of the Turbo Lubricating Tube.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Pump leak repaired on1/14/08; personnel monitored the pump and containment and used spill pads to ensure that there was no additional leakage; secondary containment in the process of being repaired