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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #100401
State Police #07-06410
Accident Date2007-10-22
Report Date 2007-10-29
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
Mobile DTE Oil2 h 0 mOil/water sewer systemNONONO1,497.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

several heavy rainstorms deposited over nine inches of rain in less than 18 hrs and backed the lube oil out of the oil/water system.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Vacuum trucks deployed and absorbent materials used to contain oil to immediate vicinity.