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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #132057
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2011-06-26
Report Date 2011-06-28
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
Slop OilNo Information GivenSlop Oil Tank #72NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

A leak from the umbilical cord of Slop Oil Tank #72 released oil on the ground in containment area.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The valves were isolated and the leak secured. The slop oil was contained in the dike area and USES went out for clean-up.