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Alon Refining (3116), Krotz Springs

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #149669
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2013-07-06
Report Date 2013-07-12
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 SubstanceNo Information GivenNo Information GivenNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

A sheen of unknown material approximately 100 sq. feet in size was detected on the Atchafalaya River on July 6, 2013. Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. reported the sheen to the US Coast Guard and LDEQ as being of unknown origin. After investigation, it is still believed that the sheen came from an off-site location up-river from the refinery.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Unable to determine the source of the sheen.