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|State Police #||10-01072|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Hydrogen Chloride||47m||calcium neutralizer||NO||NO||NO||19.8 pounds|
|Calcium Chloride||47m||calcium neutralizer||NO||NO||NO||3,548.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
One of the reactors overflowed into secondary containment in the Calcium Process area. An employee found a small leak on top of the calcium neutralizer. A low level of limestone rocks and lime slurry contributed to the release.
The HCL feed line to the calcium carbonate reactor was shut down immediately. Release was sent to the process treatment area to be neutralized. All calcium chloride released was contained within a secondary containment area and sent to the Plant's Effluent Treatment System for treatment prior to discharge to the Mississippi River.
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