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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #111125
State Police #08-07658
Accident Date2008-11-30
Report Date 2008-11-30
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
Propylene1 h 23 mTower CT01NONOYESBRQ
Flammable Gas1 h 23 mTower CT01NONOYESBRQ
Propane1 h 23 mTower CT01NONOYESBRQ
Flammable GasNo Information GivenTower CT01NONOYESBRQ
Highly Reactive Volatile Organic CompoundsNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

They have a leak on the "bottoms line" on Tower CT01

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Water was applied to wash down liquids. Incident caused by a leak on the "bottoms line" on Tower CT01. Unit was shut down. No quantities were exceeded. Material went off site and the air was not monitored.