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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

Causal Factor: Equipment Design

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release

No Information Given
Cause: Excess emissions from flaring as the refinery PSA compressor was shut down due to a malfunction.

Followup: No

Notes: N/A


s11-2327 mobile container
Cause: An employee was unloading a 330-gallon plastic tote of 50% caustic solution from a truck when the contents shifted and the tote turned on it's side.

Followup: No

Notes: Spill occurred in a controlled area, spill was remediated. No offsite impact. Vacuum truck dispatched to release location to remove pooled liquids that had accumulated on ground surface. Small excavator used to scrape any remaining stained soil. Soil will be tested for caustic traces.
Sodium Hydroxide: 3,445.0 pounds