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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #116799
State Police #092372
Accident Date2009-07-26
Report Date 2009-07-29
Follow-up Date 2009-08-18
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Flammable GasNo information givenBLCOH unitNONOYESBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenBLCOH unitNONOYESBRQ
FuelNo information givenBLCOH unitNONOYES1.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

No RQs were exceeded so no information is given.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Police reports states that a lead developed in the B light cycle oil hydro treater unit. Units shut down to try to block the leak.