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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #107866
State Police #08-04848
Accident Date2008-08-04
Report Date 2008-08-11
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
Compressed Flammable Gas79h 19mTank 305 and 307 Crude TerminalNONOYES2,269.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

during start up of Coker 2 planned maintenance abypass on a control valve was left open.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Preventability stated as NA, but Human Factors as a cause tells us it was preventable