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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #100095
State Police #07-06136
Accident Date2007-10-10
Report Date 2007-10-17
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
Diesel FuelSee notesTank 29NONOYESsee notes

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Other

see notes

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Immediate SPCC actions were taken to remove product from the tank and remediate the released product. Tank emptied in preparation for inspection and repairs. Incident occurred at 23:00 on 10/10/2007 - clean up is ongoing. Report to DEQ included with CITGO letter also lists emission as 116,190 lb