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Valero (1238), Meraux

Releases of Catalyst Fines

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

stacks from #2 FCCU
Cause: #2 FCCU had an upset in the system called FCC reversal. This involved an imbalance of pressure in the system creating yellowish smoke that was released from the stacks.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ exceeded. Secured and re-started #2 FCCU.
5,165.0 pounds