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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80516
State Police #05-04702
Accident Date2005-07-14
Report Date 0000-00-00
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
Slurry Oil1 h 0 mT-150-8 pumpNONONO2,100.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

A half inch section of pipe that connects the T-150-8 pump to a pressure gauge had broken off the pump while the pump was in service.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Oil entrained in the soil is being removed by excavation for discposal in a non-hazardous waste landfill. Investigation not complete. Promised to collect soil samples showing the cleanup levels achieved.