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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97781
State Police #07-03865
Accident Date2007-07-11
Report Date 2007-07-18
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 givenAlkylation UnitNONOYESBRQ
Sulfuric AcidAlkylation UnitNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

A bleeder valve break at the Alkylation Unit caused emission.