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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-02-02
Report Date 2005-02-10
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
OilNo information givenOutfall 003NONONO1.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

During a heavy rain, the refinery ran out of stormwater storage capacity.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

BELOW REPORTABLE QUANTITIES. The oil went into the 20 Arpent Canal. They deployed containment booms and closed Outfall 003.