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Alon Refining (3116), Krotz Springs

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #96558
State Police #07-02755
Accident Date2007-05-27
Report Date 2007-05-29
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
Diesel Fuel3m (POLICE)Hatch on Barge CTCO 351-B (D1149816)NONOYES210.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Operator over-filled barge and it spilled into river

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Actual Incident Report still needs to be found. There were two NRC reports. The first said 2 bbl were released. The second said 50 were released and 40 bbl were in the water. The police report said 50 bbl were released, then changed that to 5 bbl and then to an estimated 8-12 bbl. Absorbent boom was placed to contain the spill.