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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

Releases of Grease

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

outfall 006
Cause: Due to a plugged surface sewer in the refinery's waste water treatment plant during heavy rains, a modicum of treated process waste water intended for discharge out an LPDES permitted treated process waste water outfall was discharged out LPDES permitted stormwater outfall 006, brought about by operator error. Loss of sources of radiation is not at issue; the release point is subject to an LPDES permit.

Followup: No

Notes: Immediately implement remedial operator training and ensure all waste water equipment is functioning as designed.