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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Hatch on rail car||Cause: They are loading rail cars. There is a leaking hatch on a rail car.|
Notes: They applied a water spray down wind. They are replacing the seal.
|ammonia scrubber water control valve||Cause: The Baton Rouge Chemical Plant is permitted under permit number 2390-V2 to unload ammonia railcars. The resulting ammonia emissions are routed through an ammonia water scrubber before emitting from vent stack V-462. On November 17, 2012, the ammonia scrubber water control valve was inadvertently placed in manual control. The valve remained closed until discovery on January 11, 2013.|
Notes: Additional training, alarm management, and stewardship will be instituted to prevent recurrence.