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|State Police #||12-00953|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Flammable Gas||No information given||uncompressed seal purge||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
There was a leak from an uncompressed seal purge by the VPS-1 Unit.
No information given.
They shut down and secured the unit. The incident was initially reported as an excess of the 1000 lb, RQ for compressed flammable gases. Further evaluation determined that the leak originated from an uncompressed seal purge and not the process stream.