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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Sheen of Unknow Origin

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

003 Outfall Ditch
Cause: After a rain event sheen was flowing from 003 Outfall Ditch.

Followup: No

Notes: No Information given regarding quantity. Absorbent was unsuccessfully used. Not believed to be oil based. Booms were already in place, but fresh booms were deployed to capture sheen.

Cause: Sheen near the Phillips 66 dock on the Calcasieu River, discovered by employees, drifting towards the Area D docks from the Mike Hooks facility.

Followup: No

Notes: Phillips 66 made this regulatory notification as a 3rd party courtesy only notification. The spill response contractor was contacted for clean up. No additional information was provided.