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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #94461
State Police #07-01126
Accident Date2007-03-08
Report Date 2007-03-15
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenTank 66NONOYESUnder Investigation

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

CRLLC inspects Tank 66 and discovers compacted material and holes at the bottom. Performs investigation.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

File contains report from Arcadis, firm hired by ExxonMobil to perform soil assessment. Results of investigation indicate that releases were BRQ. DEQ letter of 10/24/07 states that the Tank 66 investigation will supplement results of an additional RFI assessment and will be evaluated. It is unclear what happens after this letter is received.