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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106654
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State Police #08-03734
Accident Date2008-06-24
Report Date 2010-03-22
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: 

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
PropaneNo information givenflange on T2NONOYES1,000.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

They had a gasket blow out on a flange on T2 overhead.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

They are tightening down on the flange. Over 1000 pounds of propane released.