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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106620
State Police #08-03680
Accident Date2008-06-22
Report Date 2008-06-28
Follow-up Date 2008-08-23
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Carbon Monoxide17 h 0 mFluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC) UnitNOYESNO3,909.0 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide17 h 0 mFluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC) UnitNOYESNO181.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Restart of FCC unit after shutdown in incident # 106591 on 6/19/2008 due to a problem with a slide valve. Facility experimenting with "Full burn mode" during start up to try to reduce emissions. Investigation into root cause to take place.