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Valero (26003), Norco

Releases of Vacuum Bottoms, Gas Oil, 6 Oil

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

T-150-5 transfer pump
Cause: Pressure gauge on T-150-5 transfer pump broke off allowing oil to spill from the tank

Followup: Yes

Notes: No original incident report.Pump was shut down and blocked in. Vacuum trucks were dispatched to recover free soil, the tank was cleaned of any oil clinging to the side, and crews began excavating any contaminated soil.
210.0 gallons