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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Wastewater

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

pipe line
Cause: dead end piping corroded out

Followup: No

Notes: DEQ report stated the pipe line was in close proximity to the rail line and could potentially pose danger to the public.

wastewater pipeline
Cause: There is a pinhole leak in wastewater pipeline.

Followup: No

Notes: Clamp installed to stop the leak. This release was BRQ. LABB only has access to the SPOC and LDEQ incident report.

number 10 Pipe - Still Unit
Cause: Pipeline leaked wastewater with benzene to the pavement.

Followup: No

Notes: Release was BRQ. Could be same freeze-related problem as DEQ #120677 from the same day involving a leaking of wastewater and benzene, but is unclear given incomplete information provided.

leaking pipe
Cause: Benzene spill possibly due to pipe leaking in freezing weather.

Followup: No

Notes: No Refinery letter. LDEQ report indicates refinery filed a report with State Police detailing the event, but it's not included in the file.
20.0 gallons

unspecified piping
Cause: Discharge piping on pump had freeze related damage.

Followup: No

Notes: Release is below reportable quantities.