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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #116591
State Police #09-03883
Accident Date2009-07-20
Report Date 2009-07-27
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
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)Desulphurization unit clampNONOYESBRQ
Compressed Flammable LiquidDesulphurization unit clampNONOYESBRQ
BenzeneDesulphurization unit clampNONOYESBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideDesulphurization unit clampNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Desulphurization unit clamp leaked.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ not exceeded.