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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

Releases of Naphtha

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

No Information Given
Cause: State police report states that an there was an equipment failure of an unknown cause. However, in an effort to isolate the leak that was discovered, a fire started. The leak was composed of naphtha and was burned into the air. FIRE.

Followup: No

Notes: The leak was isolated. Liquid was contained in a concrete curbed area. The liquid would drain to the sewer system to be processed and discharged. Placid Refining Fire Fighters were called to put out the fire. LDEQ report only. No Refinery Letter.