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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #05-03951
Accident Date2005-06-14
Report Date 2005-06-20
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
Diesel Fuel6h 30mA DockNONOYES4.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

drip pan was overfilled and dripped into Calcasiue River

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Operator failed to properly monitor flow to the sump.