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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #123707
State Police #10-1746
Accident Date2010-05-25
Report Date 2010-10-04
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
Carbon Monoxideno information givenFLARE: FCCU and sour water stripperNOYESNOBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)no information givenFLARE: FCCU and sour water stripperNONOYES94.0 pounds
Sulfur Dioxideno information givenFLARE: FCCU & sour water stripperNOYESNO727.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

"FCCU shut down to replace packing on Regen Slide valve." Flaring occurred upon restart of unit. FLARE.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ. Incident exceeded reportable quantities for sulfur dioxide. LDEQ report states that incident investigation status is "deferred until next inspection." No information given regarding remedial actions. LDEQ report only. No refinery letter.