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|State Police #||10-4271|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||8 h||amine gas feed line to #1 ECC||NO||NO||NO||1,050.0 pounds|
|Sulfur Dioxide||8 h||amine gas feed line to #1 ECC||NO||YES||NO||1,050.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
Leak on the amine gas feed line pipe at the #1 ECC #1 sulfur recovery unit. LDEQ report states that "leak was originally discovered when an internal H2S monitor picked-up an unknown quantity from inside the refinery."
An investigation is ongoing at this time to determine if the incident was preventable.
Feed taken out of the line and nitrogen introduced to purge amine gas; #1 SRU unit shut down; line replaced.