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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #124631
State Police #10-2334
Accident Date2010-07-02
Report Date 2010-07-07
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
Sodium HydrochloriteNo Information GivenTote tankNONONO60.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Leaking valve on tote tank containing sodium hypochlorite (bleach)--spilled into stormwater pond.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Spilled material treated in the wastewater treatment system prior to discharge, vacuum truck used to remove remaining material from tank to prevent further leakage. LDEQ verbal and field report only. No refinery letter.