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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2006-05-16
Report Date 2006-09-12
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
Vinyl Acetate336 hCLAW AreaNONONO816.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

Normal consumption of ethyl vinyl acetate pellets releases traces of vinyl acetate residual upon heating and mixing with wax.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

;This was not an incident. The emissions of vinyl acetate were from normal operation of Wax Blending. The emission is a permit deviation oly because the permit basis erroneously set an annual average.