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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #109887
State Police #08-06506
Accident Date2008-10-07
Report Date 2008-10-14
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
Sulfuric Acid24 h 0 mAcid pipleine in the Alkylation UnitNONONO2,831.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

leak from an acid pipleine in the Alkylation Unit

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Alkylation unit was shut down to release the pressure in the acid pipeline and stop the leak. The line is now repaired.