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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97961
State Police #07-04040
Accident Date2007-07-19
Report Date 2007-07-20
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
Sulfur DioxideNo information givenB-11 FlareNOYESNOBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideNo information givenB-11 FlareNONONOBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenB-11 FlareNONOYESBRQ
Nitrogen OxideNo information givenB-11 FlareNOYESYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

SEAL or GASKET - loss of a water seal on the blowdown system at the Coker 2 Unit

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

CITGO reports emissions as below RQ