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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #113358
State Police #09733
Accident Date2009-03-12
Report Date 2009-03-19
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
Slop Oil8 MinutesTank 1406NONONO4,674.6 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

Tank 1406 was overfilled during tank movements.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Level alarms in Tank 1406 modified to include audible alarms. Slop oil recovered via vacuum truck. Contaminated soil removed and processed.