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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #87873
State Police #06-03015
Accident Date2006-05-15
Report Date 2006-05-18
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
Gas OilNo information givenNo information givenNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

seal on a gas oil pump failed. The vapor caught fire but was extinguished promptly.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Letter written to rescind notification of 5/15/6. Gas oil cleaned up and pump seal serviced. No human error involved.