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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #95917
State Police #07-02315
Accident Date2007-05-06
Report Date 2007-05-08
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
ButaneNo information given6 inch transfer line in A-dockNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Butane released from a 6 inch unloading line. Remedial action: Identified the line and the line has been depressured; the State Police Incident No. on the CITGO letter is 07-02315; the State Police Incident No. on the verbal report is 07-02316