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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76868
State Police #05-0490
Accident Date2005-02-11
Report Date 2005-02-18
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur DioxideNo information givenNo information givenNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Power failure due to Entergy's loss of power

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Refinery wide power outage that damaged several units. More info is supposed to be provided in follow up report within ten days. See 3/11/05 for details.