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|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Compressed Flammable Gas||35m||Isobutane Pump number G9005||NO||NO||YES||1,514.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
The seal on the isobutane pump failed.
Refinery letter states that incident was not preventable. The pump seal failure was unpredicted and unforeseen.
BRQ. LDEQ report states that amount released did not surpass the RQ (5000 lbs) for flammable gas. The pump was isolated and taken out of service and the seal was replaced as corrective action.