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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #111419
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2008-12-15
Report Date 2010-03-24
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
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No Information GivenvalveNONOYESBRQ
IsopropanolNo Information GivenvalveNONONO10,849.0 pounds
Flammable VaporNo Information GivenvalveNONOYESBRQ
Compressed Flammable LiquidNo Information GivenvalveNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Piping and valve leaked through by tank. Had a piping prepared for mechanical repairs and a valve leaked through by the tank.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The bleeder was blocked to stop the leak. Need to remediate the contaminated soil. Spill was vacuumed off. RQs for VOCs were exceeded. Release leaked to the soil and evaporated. Report was recorded by SPOC on 12/29/08.