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|State Police #||10-00605|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|F038 Hazardous Waste||Unknown||West Plant oil sump||NO||NO||NO||1,300.0 gallons|
Separation sludge released from oil/water separator in the West Plant--oil sump overflowed. "Petroleum Refinery Float," RCRA code F038, Hazardous Waste.
Report states that "this incident was reasonably preventable."
RQ. Vacuum trucks mobilized to pump down overflowing sump and recover visible material. Booms & pads placed around spill, pumps upstream shut off, sump closed & barricaded after cleanup, contaminated soil scraped down (about top 2"). Incident communicated to affected personnel; prevent unauthorized access to control systems; level indication for sump updated from mechanical to radar type; add impervious secondary containment area around sump; evaluate other oily sewer containment systems for mitigation of overflows.