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Shell Facility (3462), St. Rose

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #88859
State Police #06-03995
Accident Date2006-06-24
Report Date 2006-06-29
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
Carbon Monoxide5hSt. Rose FlareNOYESNO0.7 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide5hSt. Rose FlareNOYESYES0.1 pounds
Particulate Matter5hSt. Rose FlareNOYESNO0.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)5hSt. Rose FlareNONOYES0.1 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Power Failure

Unexpected failure of the Entergy power supply which resulted in the shutdown of the K-8508 compressor. When the compressor shut down, material was automaticallydiverted to flare

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Unit was depressured until the power was restored. Improvement in the St. Rose electrical supply are subject of a current project.