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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #82473
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State Police #05-06613
Accident Date2005-09-24
Report Date 2005-09-27
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
WastewaterNo information givenWastewater treatment tanksNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Weather

On September 24, 2005 there were high levels in the Wastewater Treatment Tanks. The levels in these tanks were high because of rain from Hurricane Rite, but have since been returned to manageable levels.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The tanks did not overfill and no limits were exceeded Amount of wastewater released is unknown.