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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76677
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State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-02-01
Report Date 2005-02-03
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

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Weather

Norco area experienced heavy rainfall; Motiva was forced to open LPDES Outfall 006 as a result, in order to prevent flooding to the refinery.

Discharge Preventable - No

The incident was not preventable and the facility was being properly operated and maintained at the time of the incident.

Notes/Remedial Actions