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Calcasieu Refining (3585), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #133539
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2011-08-25
Report Date 2011-08-29
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
WaterNIGAir ProductsNONONO 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Other - See text

On 8/26/11, Conoco Phillips made a courtesy notification to LDEQ of a third party release of blow down water from Air Products, an adjacent facility, which migrated onto Conoco Phillips' Property bypassing the permitted outfall. Conoco was contacted on 8/29/11 at which time she explained how water from the neighboring facility had discharged onto her property. Air Products discharged an unknown amount of what is believed to have been boiler blow own water as a result of their boiler shutdown.

Discharge Preventable - Not Applicable

Notes/Remedial Actions

This incident was later self reported by Air Products and given the Incident number #133832. This water entered COP property and discharged to Bayou Verdine. COP is making a third party notification.