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Calcasieu Refining (3585), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79334
State Police #05-03419
Accident Date2005-05-25
Report Date 2005-05-27
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Crude Oil3 m#1 Calcasieu Refining dockNONONO84.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Crude oil was released when a loading arm for a barge was not properly drained.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The majority of the oil was collected by a environmental clean up group; there was no remaining obvious impact of oil found. All crude oil found from the water surface was returned to the crude oil tank