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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Light Alkylate

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

Vapor Recovery Unit Field Sump
Cause: a small quantity of rust had covered the magnet on the rocker arm of the VRU High Level Shutdown Switch, causing it to stick.

Followup: No

Notes: Operators shut down the VRU ending the discharge. Switch assemblies were replaced.
266.0 pounds