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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106450
State Police #08-03548
Accident Date2008-06-16
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
1,3-Butadiene10msample cylinderNONOYES10.6 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

They discovered a leaking sample cylinder in their lab.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

No RQ exceedance from the leak, originally stated that 11 lbs butadiene leaked out. The discrepancy had to be addressed at the next inspection.