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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #141729
State Police #12-05085
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 UKPU-100BNONOYES1.0 pounds
BenzeneNone givenpump UKPU-100BNONOYES1.0 pounds
TolueneNone givenpump UKPU-100BNONONO1.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Pump UKPU-100B was discovered leaking flare condensate

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Due to prompt incident response to mitigate the event duration, no reportable quantities were exceeded. Less than one pound of 1,3-butadiene, benzene, and toluene were released.