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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|N/A||Cause: The released was caused by operator error when a valve on the discharge filter was opened.|
Notes: The valve was closed to stop the release of slurry, and administrative action was planned for the procedural deviation. Release >RQ of VCM. Closed the valve right away. Follow up was an Inspection/Referral on 8/14/07.
|Vinyl Chloride: 10.0 pounds|
|N/A||Cause: Operations inadvertently isolated the relief valve during the transfer of vinyl chloride, resulting in hydrostatic pressure buildup at the filter and subsequent rupture of the O-ring.|
Notes: The filter was isolated and purged to a closed system using nitrogen. Follow-up report states that RVs will be installed before/after affected equipment, that additional piping modifications would be made as deemed necessary, that SOPs will be reviewed and modified, and that affected personnel will be trained accordingly.
|Vinyl Chloride: 1,428.0 pounds|
|PVC reactor||Cause: Operation error caused PVC reactor to release 2036 lb Vinyl Chloride monomer during the rinse/wash cycle subsequent discharge and emptying of the vessel.|
Notes: No information given
|Vinyl Chloride: 2,036.0 pounds|
|PR401A||Cause: Release valve lifted on PR401A and released 1255lbs of of vinyl chloride.|
Notes: The emissions will be added to the annual emissions statement.
|Vinyl Chloride: 1,255.0 pounds|