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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #120686
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State Police #10-0118
Accident Date2010-01-10
Report Date 2010-01-15
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
Gasoline62 mTANK 56; fast loop sampling pump G3832NONOYES147.0 gallons
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)62 mTANK 56; fast loop sampling pump G3832NONOYES512.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Leaking gasoline blend pump. Gasoline release adjacent to Tank 56.

Discharge Preventable - Under Investigation

letter stated follow-up report would communicate investigation's findings

Notes/Remedial Actions

Liquid removed with vacuum truck, contaminated soil removed & disposed of. Report stated that no groundwater impact or health effects were identified as a result of incident.