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Formosa Plastics (288), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #104363
State Police #08-1241
Accident Date2008-03-29
Report Date 2010-03-26
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
Hydrochloric Acid45 mNV-203NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Blew a gasket on a HCL gas holder NV-203 due to plant upset from loss of power.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

No information given.