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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|furnace tube||Cause: A furnace tube started leaking, causing excessive smoke. They are assuming they exceeded their permitted opacity.|
Notes: Smoking stopped. Amount of smoke released is unknown.
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|F furnace||Cause: A tube leak in F furnace is causing excessive smoking from furnace stack. They expect it is exceeding the 20% opacity that is permitted.|
Notes: Amount of smoke released is unknown.
|Flare||Cause: The only information given by the state police report is that there was a smoking flare that seemed likely to exceed the refinery's limits.|
Notes: The state police report calls this an "opacity report" that was made in order to satisfy the DEQ reporting requirements. The LABB file does not contain the LDEQ report.
|Furnace stack||Cause: Feed upset caused smoking furnace stack.|
Notes: Furnace stack was smoking creating opacity issues. Exxon said this is a permit deviation. A feed upset caused the problem.Exxon says no RQ exceedences. Amount of methane and smoke released is unknown.
|No Information Given||Cause: |
Notes: Due to the hurricane they were experiencing heavy flaring with visible smoke. They said they will keep the state police advised. Just SPOC report.
|Weather||Cause: Due to the hurricane they are experiencing heavy flaring with visible smoke.|
|Furnace stack||Cause: Smoking furnace from a leak.|
Notes: May have developed a leak which would be causing the smoke emitted from their furnace stack. They may do some monitoring. They will have a chemical feed into the furnace. They will attempt to locate the source of the leak and eliminate that feed. The air was not being monitored. Amount of smoke released is unknown.