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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Light Cycle Oil

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

Tank 1017
Cause: ; the motorized operated valve between the Alkylation Sump and tank 1017 failed to close properly allowing liquid to continue filling the tank until it overflowed. The level gauge also failed.

Followup: No

Notes: CRLLC issued work orders to replace the Tank 1017 gauge and valve. Also initiated an investigation to determine why the gauge failed. In the process of excavating contaminated soils around Tank 1017.
51,050.0 pounds