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|State Police #||13-02877|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Compressed Flammable Gas||2h 36m||flange on process line in U212 Platformer Unit||NO||NO||YES||5.9 pounds|
|Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)||2h 36m||flange on process line in U212 Platformer Unit||NO||NO||YES||8.6 pounds|
|Benzene||2h 36m||flange on process line in U212 Platformer Unit||NO||NO||YES||0.5 pounds|
|Xylene||2h 36m||flange on process line in U212 Platformer Unit||NO||NO||NO||0.3 pounds|
|Compressed Flammable Liquid||2h 36m||flange on process line in U212 Platformer Unit||NO||NO||YES||3.5 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
On June 29, a small leak and hydrogen fire was observed on the 48" flange on the process piping going from Cell 2 of the Unit 212 Charge Heater to Reactor #2. The leak was hair line sized in width and no larger than 1" around the circumference of the flange.
Not known at this time; an incident investigation will be completed to determine the cause of this event.
Steam was applied to the flange to extinguish the flame and the flange was hot bolted to secure the leak. Once investigation is complete, recommendations will be implemented. There were no known offsite impacts.