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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106252
State Police #08-03339
Accident Date2008-06-07
Report Date 2008-06-13
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
Low sulfur diesel0 h 20 mLow Sulfur Diesel Loading LineNONOYES213.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

leak in the the Low Sulfur Diesel Loading line

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

CRLLC immediately introduced water to the line to displace the product in the line which stopped the release of hydrocarbons. Replaced corroded section of line with new piping. Previously inaccessible areas are now opent to routine inspection