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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97741
State Police #07-03819
Accident Date2007-07-10
Report Date 2007-07-13
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
WastewaterNo information givenWastewater Treatment PlantNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

heavy rainfall

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Starting on 07/04/07 wastewater treatment plant began receiving storm water from all areas of the plant. Storm tank diversion valves were opened allowing storm water to flow into the concrete lined tank dikes.