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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80318
State Police #05-04473
Accident Date2005-07-06
Report Date 2005-07-13
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 Dioxide3 h 0 mFlare 1 EIQ 15-77; Flare 2 EIQ 12-81NOYESNOUnder Investigation
Hydrogen Sulfide3 h 0 mFlare 1 EIQ 15-77; Flare 2 EIQ 12-81NONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

Power failure caused a shut down as a result of tropical storm Cindy.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions