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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126886
State Police #10-05810
Accident Date2010-10-05
Report Date 2010-10-11
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
Slop OilNo Information GivenOIL LINE - 2" slop oil lineNONONO0.1 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Slop oil spilled into the river due to a leak at a threaded connection on a short section of a 2" slop oil line. Cause of leak was not provided.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded. The spill was immediately cleaned up with absorbent pads. No additional information about how/when they fixed the leak was provided.