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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #146908
State Police #13-00833
Accident Date2013-02-24
Report Date 2013-03-01
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
Unknown SubstanceNIGAlkylation UnitNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

On February 22, 2013, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality was notified that Chalmette refining would be performing a permitted flaring associated with the shutdown of the Alkylation Unit on February 24, 2013. It was noted that US Risk would be performing air monitoring for Chalmette Refining during this event.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The event did not exceed a reportable quantity. It was not disclosed what chemical was released during the permitted flaring, though it is stated that there will be air monitoring during the permitted flaring for SO2, H2S, and VOCs.