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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

Releases of MTBE

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

Exchanger E502/T5 Tower on Unit BPLA
Cause: Verbal report states Exchanger E502/T5 Tower on Unit BPLA was leaking process into condensate, which was released to the sewer.

Followup: No

Notes: The letter dated July 11 says that 25 lbs of MTBE were released per 24 hour period since July 5. Amount of time of release is not stated.
25.0 pounds