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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77339
State Police #05-0718
Accident Date2005-03-03
Report Date 2005-04-01
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

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

Sudden surge in liquids in the DHT overhead receiver

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Drained the liquids and re started the unit. There seem to be two state id #'s for this one, too. The other is 05-01485