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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Non-speciated Volatile Organic Compounds

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

Sox Scrubber Stack
Cause: see notes. the FCC gas expander triggered a shutdown of the FCC. The pressure in the unit discharged to the atmosphere via the Sox scrubber stack.

Followup: No

Notes: Letter sent to rescind notification concerning release of SO2 and PM. Cleared the valves of catalyst. Expander was restarted at a reduced rate.
17,043.0 pounds