|About the Database
|LDEQ Accident Number
|Amount of Release
|Cause: Due to heavy rains falling onto tank T-04-32 (sour water tank, EQT 099), the tank's external floating roof became imbalanced and began to tilt. This allowed hydrocarbon material to seep onto the rooftop.
Notes: A vapor suppressing foam blanket was applied to reduce the evaporation of hydrocarbons.
|Oily Wastewater Sewer Line
|Cause: Refinery letter states a leak occurred in the underground oily wastewater sewer line in the crude unit.
Notes: Further remedial action was conducted in the area to properly dispose of all contaminated soil and fill material. Samples will be taken to ensure a proper clean-up. Less than .0001 lbs of CYANIDE were also released.