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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

Releases of Tek-Flame

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

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Cause: A faulty level transmitter on the sump pump at the on-site Fire Training grounds and excessive rain water caused the sump to over-flow into an internal ditch."

Followup: Yes

Notes: BELOW REPORTABLE QUANTITIES. A boom was deployed to prevent the mixture (of Tek-Flame and rainwater) from spreading to the Refinery's external outfall. A vacuum truck removed the fuel/water mixture from the ditch. Incident is currently under investigation.
15.0 gallons