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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

Releases of Phosphoric Acid

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

LUI West Tank Farm, Tank 20D-2
Cause: Waste water containing ammonia salts and phosphoric acid leaked through a roll-off box and a secondary-containment unit that had a small hole. The box and the collapsible secondary-containment unit were themselves inside an earthen containment. Both the primary and secondary containment systems failed in this case. The incident occurred at the LUI West Tank Farm, Tank 20D-2.

Followup: No

Notes: Letter did not indicate that any remediation activities had occurred, nor that the containment units had been replaced or repaired.