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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #105377
State Police #08-02576
Accident Date2008-05-05
Report Date 2008-05-09
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
Lubricating Oil<1C-Dock, 004 OutfallNONONO1.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

see notes

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Sheen observed near C-Dock; investigaton indicates oil comes from within powerhouse from a dripping air compressor vent; vent being repaired and alternate surface drainage options are under investigation