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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #102537
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2008-01-23
Report Date 2008-01-30
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
Hydrogen Sulfide38 h 29 mTORVEX Incinerator EPN 79J-904NONONO42.0 pounds
Methanol38 h 29 mTORVEX Incinerator EPN 79J-904NONOYES1,203.0 pounds
Carbon Monoxide38 h 29 mTORVEX Incinerator EPN 79J-904NOYESNO9,204.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)38 h 29 mTORVEX Incinerator EPN 79J-904NONOYES1,166.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

failure of an antifriction ball bearing in the blower results in shutdown of the incinerator.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Rotating equipmt and other supporting engineering personnel will complete the investigation of the failure and implement necessary changes to monitoring inspection and maintenance procedures