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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #122782
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State Police #10-01939
Accident Date2010-04-14
Report Date 2010-04-21
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
BenzeneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONOYES0.0 pounds
EthylbenzeneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONOYES0.0 pounds
TolueneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
m&p-xyleneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
o-XyleneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
NaphthaleneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONOYES0.0 pounds
PhenanthreneNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
LeadNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
See NotesNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO0.0 pounds
Oily WastewaterNo Information GivenOily Wastewater Sewer LineNONONO720.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Refinery letter states a leak occurred in the underground oily wastewater sewer line in the crude unit.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Further remedial action was conducted in the area to properly dispose of all contaminated soil and fill material. Samples will be taken to ensure a proper clean-up. Less than .0001 lbs of CYANIDE were also released.