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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #148919
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State Police #13-02230
Accident Date2013-05-27
Report Date 2013-06-03
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
OilLeaking pipeNONONO10.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

On May 27, oil from a leaking pipe was found on the ground near the land between the river and the levee.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The area was cleaned with the collected material held for proper disposal. The piping identified as the root cause has been clamped to prevent recurrence. No oil reached the water.