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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #103034
State Police #08-00811
Accident Date2008-02-12
Report Date 2008-02-19
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
Hydrogen Sulfide2hFLARE - South FlareNONONO104.0 pounds
Light Hydrocarbons2hFLARE - South FlareNONOYES2,000.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

the incident occurred shortly after a line of sever storms swept through the area. MOUSA experienced a malfunction (loss of flame) at the South Flare.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

This was a self report to LDEQ from Murphy. At the time this report was made the incident was under investigation and a root cause analysis was not available. Bucket Brigade was not provided with a copy of the follow up report.