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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

Releases of Sheen

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
No LDEQ Reported

Cause: The sheen did not emanate from Placid facilities. This is just a courtesy notification to the National Response Center, U.S. Coast Guard, & LDEQ/LSP.

Followup: No

Notes: On November 9, 2012, Placid Refining Company LLC (Placid) employees noticed a visible sheen on the Mississippi River near Placid's North doc; at mile 231.8, right descending bank. Placid personnel conducted an exhaustive review of all Placid dock facilities and found no evidence of any spill or leaks. Placid also took the precaution of activating its primary OSRO to assist in the investigation. The OSROs response was timely and all equipment was operational.