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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #119349
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State Police #093656
Accident Date2009-11-08
Report Date 2009-11-09
Follow-up Date 2009-11-16
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Naphtha8 hours 40 minutestank farmNONOYES29,400.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Instrument Failure

Approximately 700 barrels of naphtha were discharged from the roof of tank 58. The gauging system had failed and manual readings were not taken.

Discharge Preventable - No

the gauging system was not functioning correctly.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Stopped flow into tank, foamed product,removed naphtha from within diked area.