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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #151000-151047
State Police #13-04058
Accident Date2013-09-13
Report Date 2013-09-20
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
Creosote (Coal Tar)bottom sedimentsNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Other - See text

Starting on September 13, a presence of a slight sheen near the Phillips 66 docks located on the Calcasieu river was reported. Another sheen was reported on September 16. The sheen on the water near the docks was generated by unsettled creosole salts releasing from the bottom of the water body after being disturbed. There are two reports made by Phillips 66 to LDEQ, but detail the same incident. The two reports have been merged into one document.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

A response contractor was called for any remediation.