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|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|1,3-Butadiene||3h 26m||Train Car||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
A tank that was carrying butadiene was derailed on the facility grounds. The refinery stated that the tank car remained upright throughout the event, and that only its front two wheels derailed. No spill or damage to the car occurred as a result of the event.
The refinery called Hulcher Services, Inc., to place the car back on the tracks. The railcar was successfully placed back onto the tracks after being derailed for 4 hours and 26 minutes.