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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #124190
State Police #10-03238
Accident Date2010-06-12
Report Date 2010-06-17
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
Hydrogen Sulfideno information givenTank 261NONONOBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)no information givenTank 261NONOYESBRQ
Gas Oilno information givenTank 261NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Leaking access hatch on tank #261 released mixed gas oil.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Repaired hatch by tightening bolts to stop leaking.