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|State Police #||11-05890|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Diethylbenzene||15m||From a pipe.||NO||NO||YES||5.5 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
There was a mechanical failure in the piping system, causing a leak.
The LDEQ report states that this was an unplanned event.
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.