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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76358
State Police #05-00474
Accident Date2005-01-21
Report Date 2005-01-25
Follow-up Date 2000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrofluoric Acid0h 15mAlkyation UnitNONONO40.0 pounds
Propane0h 15mAlkyation UnitNONOYES15.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Incident was caused by a failure of a site glass on a process vessel. Result of equipment failure

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

the affected area (valves) was manually blocked in and the site glass is being rebuilt to prevent reoccurence.