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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #105931
State Police #08-03018
Accident Date2008-05-25
Report Date 0000-00-00
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
SyngasNo information givenLine leak on Carbon scrubber towerNONONO4,610.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

Internal corrosion was the cause of the leak

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Will exceed over one thousand pounds per hour. Shut down the unit and depressurized to stop leak. Leaking portion of the line was replaced.