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Calumet Lubricants 1 (1224), Princeton

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76594
State Police #05-00688
Accident Date2005-01-29
Report Date 2005-02-02
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Crude Oil2h 30mcude oil heaterNONONO100.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Fire inside of a crude oil heater.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Oil picked up with vacuum truck and remaining oil recovered via oil skimmers. The incident resulted in a fire which was contained within the boundaries of the refinery. No injuries requiring hospitalization or fatalities occurred due to the emergency. Princeton personnel responded to extinguish the fire and contain any release that may have occurred with the assistance of the local fire department. The initial report stated approximately 50 gallons of crude oil was released onto the land, while the LDEQ incident report states 100 gallons of crude oil was released into the air.