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Valero (1238), Meraux

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126159
State Police #10-05121
Accident Date2010-09-05
Report Date 2010-09-16
Follow-up Date 2011-04-07
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
KeroseneNo Information GivenTank 80-6: Kerosene LineNONOYES82.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Refinery letter states that approximately 2 barrels of kerosene was released before the line depressurized.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

The area was cleaned, and the line was repaired/clamped. Follow-up letter states that approx 2 yards of soil was removed from the area and has been profiled as "oily dirt" by the Chemical Waste Facility, Walker, LA.