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Honeywell (289, 183605), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #133151
State Police #11-04972
Accident Date2011-08-17
Report Date 2011-08-24
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
Sulfuric Acidno information givensteam portsNONONO279.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Other - See text

While loading a stainless steel tank truck with wash water, personnel observed liquid being released from the steam ports located on the underbody of the trailer,

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The loading operation was immediately terminated. The site's emergency response team was summoned, and the area was secured and spill containment and clean-up was initiated.