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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #82426
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State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-09-25
Report Date 2005-09-30
Follow-up Date 2005-11-21
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Slop OilTemporary tankNONONO126.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

On 9/25/05, approximately 3 barrels of slop oil were released when a temporary tank was overfilled. The overfill occurred when an alternate route to the temporary tank remained open during the fill-up process.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The spill was contained using sand dikes. Vacuum trucks and soil remediation were utilized for clean-up.