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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-02-07
Report Date 2005-02-15
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 givenLoading line on Mississippi River dockNONONO2.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Valve in a loading line released the oil.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

BELOW REPORTABLE QUANTITIES. They tightened down on the packing of the valve and it seemed to solve the problem.