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Alon Refining (3116), Krotz Springs

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #12-06337
Accident Date2012-09-20
Report Date 2012-09-27
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
Light Cycle Oil4hValve Bonnet and Flange on Dock #3 transfer system (EQT 062: 23-79)NONOYES4.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

LCO drip into Atchafalaya River from valve bonnet and flange on transfer system at Dock #3 (EQT 062: 23-79).

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Location of drip identified. Washed bonnet, flange, and areas affected. Associated component bolts were tightened to stop the leak. Boom was placed in the river.