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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #143229
State Police #12-05910
Accident Date2012-09-01
Report Date 2012-09-01
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
Gasoline4h 59mTank 44NONOYES3,150.0 gallons
Benzene4h 59mTank 44NONOYESBRQ
Toluene4h 59mTank 44NONONOBRQ
Ethylbenzene4h 59mTank 44NONOYESBRQ
m&p-xylene4h 59mTank 44NONONOBRQ
o-Xylene4h 59mTank 44NONONOBRQ
Arsenic4h 59mNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Tank 44 was filled beyond emergency high alarm level causing gasoline to overflow. SPOC states there were two overflow spills, from Tank 44 and Tank 61.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Tank flows were shut down. Foam was spread over the spilled area. Called emergency response contractors. SPOC report states 100 bbl of gasoline was released, verbal report states 50-75 bbl, field interview form states approximately 50.75 bbl, refinery written report states 75 bbl. LABB has reported the refinery's stated 75 bbl. Written report has a discrepancy on the date started/ended, stating the incident date was 9/4/2012. Gulf States Environmental Laboratories analytical results attached. Lab report states that a benzene total of 0.41 mg/kg was in the soil sample and that 0.10 mg/kg is the reportable quantity for this pollutant. Similar circumstances with other VOCs in the soil sample lab report. Also reports arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, selenium, mercury, silver, and zinc as mg/L.