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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #128021
State Police #10-06979
Accident Date2010-12-07
Report Date 2010-12-09
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
NalcoCorexitNo Information GivenNo Information GivenNONONO50.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

SPOC states while moving a NalcoCorexit tote with a fork lift, it was damaged. NalcoCorexit is basically an alcohol with a major component of Sodium Nitrite.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Clean up is under way. This release is below reportable quantity.