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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #89599
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #06-04748
Accident Date2006-07-30
Report Date 2006-07-30
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
Butylene43 mflangeNONONO212.0 pounds
Nitric Oxide43 mflangeNOYESNO 
Nitrogen Oxide43 mflangeNOYESYES 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Found a pinhole leak in a flange.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Secured it by shutting pump down and blocking in the release.