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|State Police #||09-04179|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sweet Crude Oil||Tank 301||NO||NO||NO||8,283.0 gallons|
|Sweet Crude Oil||Tank 301||NO||NO||NO||1,499.0 gallons|
|Benzene||Tank 301||NO||NO||YES||15.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
Cinatra (3rd party contractor) was performing a tank (301) cleaning procedure that involved the circulation of oil with high pressure nozzles. The coupling failed on a supply line that was located on the tank's roof where it spilled oil.
3rd party company cleaned the tank according to procedure.
Stopped circulating oil through the cleaning system and roof drain was closed. Spilled material contained in dike area and recovered by a vacuum truck for reprocessing. Impacted soil was removed.