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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Orthoxylene

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

Orthoxylene Rundown tanks
Cause: leak on on an orthoxylene product line going to the orthoxylene rundown tanks due to external corrosion.

Followup: No

Notes: Repairs will be made to modify plugged line and execute a permanent seal welded repair during the next scheduled shut down. Letter sent to rescind notification of 4/19/07 concerning release of Orthoxylene
685.0 pounds