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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #104053
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State Police #08-01528
Accident Date2008-03-19
Report Date 2010-03-22
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
Nitrogen OxideNo information givenflareNOYESYES 

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

A flare gas compressor tripped. This in turn caused flaring.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Not a reportable incident as it is covered under permit but was a reportable to state police as Nox exceeded their RQ of 10 lbs.