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|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|No Information Given||No Information Given||Belco Tail Gas Unit (B2001 CO Boiler/WGS)||NO||NO||NO|
Accident Classified As: No Information Given
EXPLOSION of Belco tail gas SRU (sulfur recovery unit) "resulting in a long term loss of the scrubber" Report lists no releases/emissions, states that there were no injuries. FIRE.
"SRU 2 and SRU 3 were down. The Belco Thermal Oxidizer was down. Nitrogen was being introduced into the unit to provide an inert atmosphere."
BRQ. "Belco unit isolated. area barricaded. all sulfur producing units were idled in a controlled manner" Off site impact: "Some residential damage from explosion shockwave"; no environmental impact noted.
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