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Lion Copolymer (1395), Baton Rouge

Releases in 2011

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source/Release CauseNotes

Point Source(s):
valve on #2 flash tank

Butadiene - 59 pounds
Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

58.8 pounds of butadiene was released and the RQ was exceeded as a result of a leaking valve on #2 flash tank.
The leak was small enough that it was not identified by the maintenance technician removing the blind or by the process technician reomving