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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Coker Unit||Cause: Shutting Down Coker unit for maintenance turnaround|
|No Information Given|
Shutting Down part of refinery
|Cause: Shutting Down part of refinery|
Notes: Courtesy notice
|No LDEQ Reported|
|None Reported||Cause: emissions associated with startup and shutdown of several West Plant sources as a part of a planned outage.|
|None Reported||Cause: Starting up units on west plant and there was a chance that some flaring might occur. Start up was without incident.|
Notes: According to letter,
|CCR Unit||Cause: departure from start up, shut down, & malfunction plan for CCR Unit|
Notes: Letter states that emission were BRQ.
|Flares 1 and 2 (EQT 013 and 007)||Cause: difficulty during startup of catalytic cracker and gas Desulfurization Unit|
Notes: Startup rates of units kept low to reduce emissions
|Sulfur Dioxide: 215.0 pounds|
|Flares 1 and 2, Thermal Oxidizer #1, Cooling Tower (CT-04-02)||Cause: start up of Alky and MSCU Units following a major refinery turnaround reveals propane leak.|
Notes: Valero secured a Temporary Variance prior to this turnaround. Incident still under investigation at time of report. Follow up letter states that VOC emissions were 1238 lbs/hr, but it does not state how long this emission rate lasted.
|No information given|
No information given.
|Cause: Emissions were detected during the start up procedures of refinery process units between 7/30/09 and 8/03/09. Follow up report determined releases were all below reportable quantities and did not give any more information.|
Notes: Feed was pulled from malfunctioning units.
|Vacuum heater||Cause: Smoke Emitted from our vacuum heater during the start up.|
Notes: No information given.