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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106972
State Police #08-04008
Accident Date2008-07-07
Report Date 2008-07-14
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 DioxideNo information givenThermal Oxidizer #1 (EQT 195 (99-3))NOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

an obstruction blocked the #4 run down sulfur trap from closing, allowing vapors to back flow through TOX

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Letter states that emission were BRQ.