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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #108282
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2007-07-05
Report Date 2007-09-11
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
WastewaterNo information givenLPDES Outfall 006NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

Tropical Storm Fay fills Stormwater Impoundment Basin, so a bypass begins causing flow out of refinery from Outfall 0

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Fay follows on heels of lots of rain. SWIB was already quite full prior to storm. Motiva opened the Outfall to prevent the flooding of the refinery.