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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #110039
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2008-10-13
Report Date 2008-10-16
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
Asphalt Resin3h 33mVacuum gas oil lineNONONO 
Butane3h 33mVacuum gas oil lineNONOYES 
Light Vacuum Gas Oil3h 33mVacuum gas oil lineNONOYES 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Operator error

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Report states 'undetermined amounts' of pollutants emittedFire, water, and other materials that were not consumed were collected inside the curbed process and routed to Placid's waste water treatment facility.