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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #109352
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2008-09-19
Report Date 2008-09-30
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
Butadiene55 mCaustic scrubberNONOYESBRQ
1,3-Butadiene35mcaustic scrubberNONOYES10.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Caustic scrubber leaked liquid on to pad and butadiene got evaporated. Exxon's report says no RQs were exceeded.