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|State Police #||11-03854|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||YES||NO||1.3 pounds|
|Propane||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||NO||YES||17.9 pounds|
|Ethane||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||NO||YES||0.2 pounds|
|Methane||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||YES||NO||YES||0.2 pounds|
|Hydrogen||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||NO||NO||0.2 pounds|
|Nitrogen Oxide||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||YES||YES||1.2 pounds|
|Carbon Monoxide||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||YES||NO||1.0 pounds|
|Particulate Matter 10||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||YES||NO||0.1 pounds|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||2 m||Unit 59 North Flare||NO||NO||NO||0.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
The pressure relief valve on the unit 232 rich amine flash drum failed. Material in the flash drum was depressured by flaring until the relief valve would have closed. Leaking release valve and sour water stripper. Material was sent to Unit 59 North Flare (EQT# 0162 and EIQ# 83-74)
Not known at this time. the results of the incident investigation will determine whether or not this was preventable.
The flash drum was allowed to depressure to the flare until the relief valve would have close and the valve could be repaired. an incident investigation will result in recommendation items designed to prevent the recurrence of this event.