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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #124880
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State Police #10-03950
Accident Date2010-07-15
Report Date 2010-07-21
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
NapthaleneNo Information Givenpipe in pipe bankNONOYES1.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

A pipe in a pipe bank was leaking.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Leak was discovered by people walking through the unit that noticed the leak. They called in liquid naptha (general term).