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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #120636
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State Police #10-00127
Accident Date2010-01-09
Report Date 2010-01-09
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
Benzene53 mNo Information GivenNONOYES10.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Instrument Failure

Instrument malfunction.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Instrument malfunction. May not be a real release due to freezing conditions, but weather at the time of the event was 20 degrees Fahrenheit.