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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #no information given
Accident Date2012-05-18
Report Date 2012-05-18
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
#6 Oilno information givenwalkway between dock and roadNONONO0.8 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

A contract inspector dropped product samples onto a grated walkway, resulting into a release into the river.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The spill was isolated due to previously deployed boom. The walkway area was cleaned and the United States Environmental Services (USES) was activated to respond for clean up.