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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

Releases of Oil and Process Waste Water

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

Dirty Oil Water sewer system
Cause: Heavy rains and flooding conditions from Hurricane Rita caused the DOW sewer system to overflow the process slabs thereby allowing material to enter the Clean Storm Water Sewer System.

Followup: No

Notes: Sheen of oil discovered in stormwater ditch, stormwater pond and canal leading to St. James drainage system. Placed absorbent booms and spill containment booms and vacuum trucks were used to remove hydrocarbon release. Follow up report will inlcude testing results of samples taken from the storm water pond and canal.
85.0 gallons