|Home||Search||Emissions||Pollutants||About the Database|
|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|No LDEQ Reported|
|No Information Given||Cause: xxxxxxxx|
Notes: Hydrocarbon contamination to soil. Majority of material removed from soil and will be disposed of in accordance with applicable regulations.
|No Information Given||Cause: Transport truck loading at placid Refining Company truck rack caught on fire. Due to the large volume of water used, water,foam and residual hydrocarbons migrated off site into drainage conveyances to the East and to the South of the refinery. Cause is under investigation. FIRE.|
Notes: Placid's automated fire suppression systems activated and extinguished the fire within five minutes. The drainage ditch was blocked using various mechanical methods including sorbent booms and a sand dike to prevent more migration. Still under investigation. Refinery letter only. No LDEQ report included.
|FLARE: FCCU Unit||Cause: Refinery letter states that flaring occurred due to unplanned FCCU shutdown caused by a malfunctioning flapper valve.|
Notes: BRQ. No information given.
|pump||Cause: Placid experienced a small pump seal fire in Placid's Vacuum unit that was quickly extinguished. The affected unit was being taken offline to check the mechanical and electrical integrity of the unit. The unit was brought back online on October 21, 2012.|