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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76671
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State Police #05-00769
Accident Date2005-02-02
Report Date 2005-02-09
Follow-up Date 2005-04-20
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Nitrogen OxideNo information givenOL-5 Ground Flare, FG-101NOYESYES38.0 pounds
Carbon MonoxideNo information givenOL-5 Ground Flare, FG-101NOYESNO22.0 pounds
Particulate MatterNo information givenOL-5 Ground Flare, FG-101NOYESNO7.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenOL-5 Ground Flare, FG-101NONOYES28.0 pounds
1,3-ButadieneNo information givenOL-5 Ground Flare, FG-101NONOYES7.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Level controller on the BD5 Solvent Column was not functioning properly as solvent recovery column was pressuring up.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Level controller was repaired and returned to service. During the repair there was some flaring.