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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #13-00567
Accident Date2013-02-06
Report Date 2013-02-13
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
Light Cycle OilN/AEMS-321 bargeNONOYES2.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Under Investigation

While connecting Loading Arm #3 to the EMS-321 barge on Dock 3, less than two gallons of Light Cycle Oil (LCO) spilled into the river and dissipated.

Discharge Preventable - Under Investigation

Notes/Remedial Actions

The remaining material was contained in a drip pan on the barge, approximately one gallon. Absorbent pads and booms were used to capture any remaining oil. No usable material was recovered; recovered wasted will be characterized and disposed of properly.