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Albemarle PD Corp (669), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #134114
State Police #11-05890
Accident Date2011-09-22
Report Date 2011-09-28
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
Diethylbenzene15mFrom a pipe.NONOYES5.5 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

There was a mechanical failure in the piping system, causing a leak.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

The LDEQ report states that this was an unplanned event.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The spilled material was contained within a concrete containment area. Then, it was recovered and cleaned up. The release to the air was calculated at 5.5 lbs.