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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Smoke

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

D-401 refinery tank
Cause: Notified by the Saint Bernard Fire Department that a neighbor witnessed a lightning strike in the refinery's East Tank farm, and could see smoke. Refinery personnel identified it as tank D-401, a finished unleaded gasoline tank. Investigations revealed that a portion of the secondary roof had been burned/melted in the fire, while the primary seal remained intact.

Followup: No

Notes: Fire was extinguished using emergency sprinklers and foam.

Number 1 Flare
Cause: No information given

Followup: No

Notes: Letter sent to rescind notification of 1/18/07 concerning release of smoke.

no information given
Cause: verbal report states "petroleum coke fire on conveyor." No detailed description in written report. FIRE.

Followup: No

Notes: no information given