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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #109283
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State Police #08-05997
Accident Date2008-09-17
Report Date 2010-03-23
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
EthyleneNo Information GivenEPLA West UnitNONOYES 
PropyleneNo Information GivenEPLA West UnitNONOYES 
MethaneNo Information GivenEPLA West UnitYESNOYES 

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

ExxonMobil is starting up the EPLA West Unit.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Says this is permitted activity. Exxon was starting up their EPLA West ethylene unit on 9.17/08. They said flaring may occur through midday 9/18/08. No other information given.