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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #127573
State Police #10-06532
Accident Date2010-11-09
Report Date 2010-11-15
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
Sulfuric Acid9 h 14 munit with sulfuric acidNONONO3,750.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

They stated that a unit that was running with sulfuric acid developed a small leak in it.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

It was contained in their sewer system, never left their site. Faculty stated that no RQs were exceeded.