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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #149603
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State Police #13-03067
Accident Date2013-07-12
Report Date 2013-07-19
Follow-up Date 2013-08-27
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Benzene3h 50mEPN#1210-95NONOYESBRQ
Naphthalene3h 50mEPN#1210-95NONOYESBRQ
Toluene3h 50mEPN#1210-95NONONOBRQ
Xylene3h 50mEPN#1210-95NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

On July 12 at 1030 hours, operations personnel in Logistics found spent caustic tank K-558 floating roof to be setting on its legs which caused the roof vents to open. Soon after discovery, the tank legs were reset and the vents were secured.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

After discovery, the tank legs were reset and the vents were secured.