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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126927
State Police #10-05870
Accident Date2010-10-07
Report Date 2010-10-08
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
Nitrogen GasNo Information Givennet gas compressorNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

Refinery letter states that they "experienced a release to the atmosphere from a net gas compressor." No additional information given.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded. Release initially thought to be compressed flammable gas, but follow-up determined release was inert nitrogen gas. Refinery letter only. No LDEQ report included.