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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80409
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State Police #05-2323
Accident Date2005-07-08
Report Date 2005-07-19
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: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Weather

Due to Tropical Storm Cindy, heavy rainfall caused the SWIB to reach capacity, forced to open LPDES Outfall 002 to prevent flooding of the refinery.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Outfall 006 is permitted under the LPDES Permit to discharge "low contamination potential stormwater runoff." The outfall was monitored as required by the LPDES #LA0003522. Discharge was stopped on 07/09/05.