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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #108944
State Police #08-05805
Accident Date2008-09-12
Report Date 2008-09-18
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
BenzeneNo information givenFlare #2NONOYESBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideNo information givenFlare #2NONONOBRQ
Sulfur DioxideNo information givenFlare #2NOYESNO6,180.0 pounds
Nitrous OxideNo information givenFlare #2YESYESYESBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenFlare #2NONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

Hurricane Ike causes a scaffold to fall and damage a power line. Power outage causes shut down of Crude 1 and Crude 2 Units

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions