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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76869
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State Police #05-00970
Accident Date2005-02-11
Report Date 2005-02-18
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
Carbon MonoxideNo information givenNo information givenNOYESNO93.0 pounds
HydrocarbonNo information givenNo information givenNONOYES65.0 pounds
Hydrogen SulfideNo information givenNo information givenNONONO1.0 pounds
Particulate MatterNo information givenNo information givenNOYESNO17.0 pounds
Nitrogen DioxideNo information givenNo information givenNOYESYES1.0 pounds
Nitric OxideNo information givenNo information givenNOYESNO6.0 pounds
Sulfur DioxideNo information givenNo information givenNOYESNO454.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

Power failure caused many of the processes to shut down.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions