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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126002
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State Police #10-04956
Accident Date2010-08-28
Report Date 2010-09-01
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
HydrocarbonNo Information GivenFLARE: FCCU UnitNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Refinery letter states that flaring occurred due to unplanned FCCU shutdown caused by a malfunctioning flapper valve.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. No information given.