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|State Police #||12-00917|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||3h 51m||FLARE: Unspecified flare||NO||YES||NO||38,648.0 pounds|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||3h 51m||FLARE: Unspecified flare||NO||NO||NO||BRQ|
|Natural Gas||3h 51m||FLARE: Unspecified flare||NO||NO||NO||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity
There was a power interruption of two SRUs (#3 &4) causing a release of acid gas into the tail gas treating units and recovery unit which flared. Opacity limit in SRU #4 was exceeded for the permit. SO2 and H2S RQ were surpassed by lbs/hr on Refinery flare #3.
No information given.
Air monitoring in the area detected no acid gas during the start up of the unit and values below action levels near the incinerator. All acid gas was out of the recovery system. The file is missing the incident report from the refinery.