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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #118170
State Police #09-05298
Accident Date2009-09-24
Report Date 2009-09-29
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
Non-Flammable Organic LiquidTank 65NONONO42.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Leak in gas oil line at Tank 65. Line is underground and gas oil with very low pressure.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ not exceeded. Area around the leak excavated. Leak repaired through a clamp that reinforced the line at the site of the leak.