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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77058
State Police #05-0581
Accident Date2005-02-19
Report Date 2005-02-25
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 DioxideOngoing#2 Sour Gas Incinerator (emissions were routed there)NOYESNO125.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

in the Tail Gas Treater. The notes say that there are maintenance problems, but that's because of troubles with the equipment.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Follow up report promised within five days.