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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #102542
State Police #08-00454
Accident Date2008-01-24
Report Date 2008-01-31
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
Wash Water0 h 5 mFrac TankNONONO50.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

two hoses draining wash water from a Frac Tank to the industrial sewer system allowed wash water to seep through the sides

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Upon discovery, draining activities were suspended. Released liquids were recovered via vacuum truck and properly containerized for dispsal.