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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77071
State Police #05-01158
Accident Date2005-02-18
Report Date 2005-02-25
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
Mixture126h 0mTank 30NONONO299,840.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

leak on the bottom of Tank 30

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Tank had passed a hydrostatic test prior to being placed in service on Feb 19, 2003. Material solidified at ambient temperature and was excavated. Investigation isbeing conduct