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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #08-05376
Accident Date2008-08-30
Report Date 2008-10-03
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
Sulfur DioxideNAFlareNOYESNO671,171.0 pounds
Hydrogen SulfideNAFlareNONONO1,506.0 pounds
Nitrogen OxideNAFlareNOYESYES1,024.0 pounds
Liquid HydrocarbonsNAFlareNONONO72.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

shutting down units due to hurricane

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

All incidents grouped in one report concerning activities surrounding start up and shut down near the arrival of Hurricane Gustav. CRLLC reports requesting a variance for all emissions resulting from these events.