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|State Police #||10-2019|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Diesel Fuel||7h||Underground pipe near Tank 1004||NO||NO||YES||1,402.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
"Approximately 4.7 barrels of diesel leaked from an above grade pipe, near facility Tank 1004, that had been buried. The leak was the result of external corrosion in the pipe.
Refinery letter claims leak was caused by external corrosion and that it was not discoverable as the section of the line was buried.
RQ. A vacuum truck was used to recover gallons of diesel, and approximately cubic yards of contaminated earth were removed. The contaminated earth was disposed of at landfill. Repairs to the pipe were completed on 6/17/10 when a new section of pipe was re-routed.