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|State Police #||10-01158|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Oil||35m||Tank Transfer Piping||NO||NO||NO||2,742.6 gallons|
|Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)||35m||Tank Transfer Piping||NO||NO||YES||20,236.0 pounds|
|Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons||35m||Tank Transfer Piping||NO||NO||YES||22.0 pounds|
Underground corrosion caused a failure in the line of tank transfer piping.
Refinery letter states that the release was not preventable due to unexpected corrosion of the pipe.
RQ. When the leak was discovered, the underground line was isolated via block valves. The failed line was CLAMPED to prevent further leaks. Contaminated soil was removed to confirm the leak source. Refinery letter also states that there were "no offsite impacts, injuries, or complaints as a result of this incident."