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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #141699
State Police #12-05072
Accident Date2012-08-01
Report Date 2012-08-07
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
1,3-ButadieneNone givenPump UFPU-150NONOYES3.5 pounds
BenzeneNone givenPump UFPU-150NONOYES3.3 pounds
TolueneNone givenPump UFPU-150NONONO9.3 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

On August 1, 2012 pump UFPU-150 was discovered leaking flare condensate to the concrete.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Due to the prompt incident response to mitigate the event duration, no reportable quantities were exceeded.