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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #111122
State Police #08-07642
Accident Date2008-11-28
Report Date 2009-04-20
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
Crude OilNo information givenDesalter relief valve header pipingNONONO1,100.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenDesalter relief valve header pipingNONOYES9.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

desalter relief valve header piping developed aleak

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Release was isolated, line depressurized and scanned, and a clamp was installed. As of 12/1/08 the line was back in service