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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126983
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State Police #10-05917
Accident Date2010-10-10
Report Date 2010-10-14
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
Sulfur DioxideNo Information GivenNo Information GivenNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

"Greater than 500 lbs of sulfur dioxide is estimated to have been released because the sulfur recovery unit tripped." Refinery letter later states that detailed calculations performed since the incident reveal that no RQ were exceeded.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded. No remedial actions mentioned.