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|State Police #||10-02386|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||No Information Given||PCLA-2 Unit||NO||YES||NO||1,052.0 pounds|
Report states that "Emergency flaring as a compressor tripped and smoke is clearing with steam addition and feed to the unit causing the problem is reduced. problem was with PCLA unit FOLLOW-UP REPORT: Dated 8/27/10 states that due to recent analysis of the refinery flare system there was an update to the original amount of SO2 released ...original amount reported was 969 lbs; updated amount is 1,052 pounds.
"The release was considered non preventable because the flaring was caused by an unexpected instrument malfunction."
RQ. Instrument level was adjusted to prevent erroneous readings. A citizen complaint ( T-13243) was also logged in by SPOC [State Police].