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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #144086
State Police #12-18390
Accident Date2012-10-20
Report Date 2012-10-25
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: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

Placid experienced a small pump seal fire in Placid's Vacuum unit that was quickly extinguished. The affected unit was being taken offline to check the mechanical and electrical integrity of the unit. The unit was brought back online on October 21, 2012.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions