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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #103126
State Police #08-00919
Accident Date2008-02-17
Report Date 2008-02-19
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
Hydrogen SulfideNo information givenFlareNONONO1.0 pounds
Nitrogen OxideNo information givenFlareNOYESYES11.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenFlareNONOYES31.0 pounds
Carbon MonoxideNo information givenFlareNOYESNO60.0 pounds
Sulfur DioxideNo information givenFlareNOYESNO231.0 pounds
Particulate MatterNo information givenFlareNOYESNO3.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

conducting functionality test for acid evacuation system. On of vent valves opened to flare.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Letter states that emissions were BRQ.