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|Ozone forming chemical
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|301-D-3: CO Bypass Stack
Accident Classified As:
LDEQ and refinery letter state that false signals were being sent due to an electrical problem. More specifically, wires were damaged by corrosion due to moisture exposure. A small break in the conduit that contained the wires was found. HV-4 Limit Switch.
Refinery letter states that the discharge was not preventable due to the unanticipated false electronic valve position signal from the HV-4 valve.
RQ. The broken conduit was replaced. A low point drain was installed on the electrical conduit. The system was then returned from manual to automatic.