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|Accident #||No LDEQ Number Available|
|State Police #||08-00596|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Crude Oil||0 h 2 m||16 inch upriver loading arm||NO||NO||NO||6.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
a vacuum breaker line failed causing release of crude from barge into Mississippi
Wharf personnel immediately ceased unloading of the cargo and closed all valves on the transfer line. Absorbent booms deployed.