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|State Police #||06-04324|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Propane||8h 15m||412-A-FF||NO||NO||YES||64,202.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
The propane refrigeration compressor 100K2 was unable to lower the pressure. The venting to the flare was not sufficient to lower the pressure, so the vent to atmosphere was opened.
Preliminary investigation results indicate the insulating coating applied as a replacement of asbestos containing insutation removed duringt he Hurricane Katrina recovery period is not performing as advertised. This results in higher tank temperaure.