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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #115487
State Police #09-02923
Accident Date2009-06-08
Report Date 2009-06-12
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
Sludgehose from waste water tankNONONO0.4 pounds
Sulfur Dioxidehose from waste water tankNOYESNO267.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)hose from waste water tankNONOYES7.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Contractor pulled cap off of hose leading to a wastewater tank causing sludge to be released.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ not exceeded. Release cleaned up for future disposal.