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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #89593
State Police #06-04735
Accident Date2006-07-28
Report Date 2006-07-28
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
Ethylene29 mCompressorNONOYES121.0 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide29 mCompressorNOYESYES65.0 pounds
Nitrogen Dioxide29 mCompressorNOYESYES7.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

Compressor tripped off.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

It was diverted to secure and took it out of the flare.