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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Valve on Vinyl Chloride Monomer Unit||Cause: There was a gasket leak in the Vinyl Chloride Monomer unit. Ethylene dichloride, hydrogen chloride, and ethylene.|
Notes: A clamp was placed on the leak and an emergency team was sent to secure the leak. Fence line monitoring showed no detectable readings.
|Furnace A (point source 230A)||Cause: Permission emissions limit was exceeded at Furnace A. A tube in the furnace convection section had failed. 143 lbs of HCL was emitted. No reportable quantity was exceeded.|
Notes: No information given