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Albemarle PD Corp (669), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #121161
State Police #10-00622
Accident Date2010-01-31
Report Date 2010-02-01
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
Diethyl EtherNo information givenHeated hot boxNONONO 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The material (50% Diethyl Ether) went into a heated hot box and started leaking to atmosphere.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The heat in the hot box was turned off in order to cool it down. There is no LDEQ report in the file, so all the information given here was obtained from the State Police report. At the time of the State Police report, the exact amount released was still being determined.