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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79514
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #05-03616
Accident Date2005-06-01
Report Date 2005-06-02
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
HexaneNo information givenflare seal drumNONONO 
PropyleneNo information givenflare seal drumNONOYES 
EthyleneNo information givenflare seal drumNONOYES 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Release from a very small pinhole leak in a ten-inch header to a flare seal drum.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Amount of pollutants released is unknown. Believe that the amount of release will not break the RQ but are unsure.