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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Unknown Substance

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

Alkylation Unit
Cause: On February 22, 2013, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality was notified that Chalmette refining would be performing a permitted flaring associated with the shutdown of the Alkylation Unit on February 24, 2013. It was noted that US Risk would be performing air monitoring for Chalmette Refining during this event.

Followup: No

Notes: The event did not exceed a reportable quantity. It was not disclosed what chemical was released during the permitted flaring, though it is stated that there will be air monitoring during the permitted flaring for SO2, H2S, and VOCs.