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Formosa Plastics (288), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #108488
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2008-09-01
Report Date 2008-09-09
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

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Weather

Hurricane Gustav caused stormwater to overflow street curbing and discharge into local drainage, bypassing the facility's permitted stormwater outfalls.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

A representative from the facility promised that a written report would be attached to the facility's Monthly Discharge Monitoring Report for September, 2008. Amount of stormwater released is unknown.