Home Search Emissions Pollutants About the Database

Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #135522
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #11-07420
Accident Date2011-11-29
Report Date 2011-12-02
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
Hydrogen Flourideno information givenUnspecified valveNONONO10.0 pounds
Hydrofluoric Acidno information givenUnspecified valveNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Packing leak on valve.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Chalmette Refining provided a courtesy notification to the LDEQ regarding a release of Hydrogen Fluoride on November 29, 2011. After further review, there were no RQ exceedances or permit violations as a result of this event.