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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #148648
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tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2013-05-13
Report Date 2013-05-17
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
Crude Oil2dstorm water sump pumpNONONO50.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

On May 13, 2013 at approximately 1030 hrs, 1 barrel of crude oil was discovered. After further investigation, it was discovered that within our dike area of our storm water sump pump, a total of 50 gallons was spilled over a 48 hour period.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Oil was recovered from earthen sump using absorbent materials and a vacuum truck. Impacted soil excavated from impacted area for disposal. Some reports state 1 barrel, or 42 gallons, spilled and others state 50 gallons have been released. Notification considered a courtesy, although the RQ for crude oil is 1 barrel.