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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79446
State Police #05-03568
Accident Date2005-05-30
Report Date 2005-06-03
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
Sulfur Dioxide1 Hr 42 MSouth Flare - EPN # 3 - 77NOYESNO3,133.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Blown fuses at the hydrotreater charge pump

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Faulty fuses replaced