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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80796
State Police #05-05015
Accident Date2005-07-26
Report Date 2005-08-01
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
Benzene40mB-9 FlareNONOYESBRQ
Toluene40mB-9 FlareNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

light ends over-pressurizing in Sulfolane Unit

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Claims emission was below RQ