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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #123993
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State Police #10-1933
Accident Date2010-06-05
Report Date 2010-06-10
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
Sulfuric AcidNo Information GivenTank: piping associated with tank 50-2NONONO650.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Spill from flange on the piping associated with tank 50-2.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that "we have determined that the spill amount was...less than the reportable quantity for sulfuric acid." Put soda ash down to neutralize the acid, cleaned up soil, repaired leak.