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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79360
State Police #05-03443
Accident Date2005-05-25
Report Date 2005-06-01
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
Hydrocarbon6mCoker 1 UnitNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

valve was not closed all the way on blow down system

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Closed valve