Monday, August 3, 2009

Air Emission Update

May 24, 2009 -- 4,000 pounds of SO2 in 30 minutes ---
Hydrocracker automatic safety shutdown

"This level of emissions would not be expected to cause adverse offsite impact, and no allegations of impact were received from neighbors in the surrounding community." The incident is still under investigation LA EDMS 42133553

February 25, 2009 -- 35,000 pounds of heavy hydrocarbon within 5 minutes ------
FCCU Reversal

"The episode resulted in estimated emissions of 35,000 pounds of heavy hydrocarbon vapors, 5,165 pounds of catalyst, and 1,1750 pounds of particulates as smoke."LA DEQ EDMS 40817686

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