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Calcasieu Refining (3585), Lake Charles

Causal Factor: Seal or Gasket

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
No LDEQ Reported

Solenoid valve on red dye injection at A Dock
Cause: O-ring in a soleniod valve failed. Red kerosene based dye sprayed onto dock and into water.

Followup: No

Notes: Red dye cleaned from dock and attempt to recover the dye spilled to the water with sorbant pads was made.
Various chemicals: 0.7 gallons