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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #113024
State Police #509-0588
Accident Date2009-02-26
Report Date 2009-03-04
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

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

The release occurred to purge the chemicals that had contaminated the caustic system used for pH control at the wet scrubber. This caused unpleasant odors.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions