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Valero (26003), Norco

Releases of Unknown Substance

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

Refinery Outfall 002
Cause: Under investigaton

Followup: No

Notes: Vacuum trucks mobilized to recover material
1,008.0 gallons

Cause: On Monday September 27, 2012 at approximately 08:30 hrs, we made notification. that we will experience a controlled shutdown due to the proximity of Hurricane Isaac. Any emissions associated with this controlled shutdown were within the allowable permit limits.

Followup: No

Notes: There is no list of pollutants released/calculations table (there should be even when it is within permit limits). Without this there is no proof that the release was within permit limits. From the EPA Facility Report: Storm water collected within diked areas. Some electrical motors got wet; motors were operationally checked prior to startup. Facility is undergoing startup. There was a power outage due to Hurricane Isaac.