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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Butadiene

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

Tank 1024
Cause: due to heavy rain, personnel were filling Tank 1024 to manage excessive storm water for processing. The tank overflowed.

Followup: No

Notes: Isolated the tank. 3rd party environmental clean up firm called in to do clean up. Vacuum trucks deployed; foam applied to minimize volatilization of spilled material and absorbent materials used to contain the discharge to the vicinity of the tank.