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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

Releases of Catalyst

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

Residual Cat Cracking Unit (RCCU)
Cause: On 12/14/11 Motiva Enterprises' Residual Cat Cracking Unit (RCCU) inadvertently released catalyst material while performing maintenance work on a RCCU slide valve. The maintenance work was being performed as part of a maintenance plan, and the process unit was not operating at the time of the release. Data gathering to perform calculations and investigation are ongoing. Motiva said they would provide an update within 60 days are required but report shows no record of such update.

Followup: No

Notes: No Information Given.