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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #94247
State Police #07-00968
Accident Date2007-02-27
Report Date 2007-03-06
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
Heavy Gas Oil2 h 0 mNumber 1 Coker API SeparatorNONONO38.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

leak in an undergd line used to pump the Number 1 Coker API to the refinery API due to external corrosion

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

An engineered clamp was installed to repair the leak