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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #81231
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-08-10
Report Date 2005-08-26
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
Benzeneno information givenOutfall #002NONOYES 
Tolueneno information givenOutfall #002NONONO 
Ethylbenzeneno information givenOutfall #002NONOYES 
Xyleneno information givenOutfall #002NONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

BTEX (Benzene,Toluene,Ethylbenzene,Xylene) sample taken prior to discharging test water showed non-detect levels. However, a follow-up sample collected during the discharge disclosed levels above permitted levels of BTEX in water.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Facility is "working with the lab to avoid any reoccurrances". BTEX Levels equaled 401 ppb. Limit is 250 ppb. 151 ppb in excess.