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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #147393
State Police #13-01152
Accident Date2013-03-17
Report Date 2013-03-20
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Compressed Flammable GasNIGpipingNONOYESBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideNIGpipingNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Due to a crack on a pipeline compressed gas and hydrogen sulfide were released to the air. According to a letter submitted by Chalmette Refining, this was a courtesy notification.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions