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Equistar Chemicals, L.P. - Lake Charles Plant

Parent Companies:
Equistar Chemicals, L.P.
EPA Facility ID:
100000146969
Other ID:
70663CCDNTHIGH
Facility DUNS:
148116932
Parent Company DUNS:
969557263

Location:

Address:
4300 Hwy. 108 South
Sulphur, LA 70663
County:
CALCASIEU
Lat / Long:
30.190, -93.326 (Get map)
Method:
GPS Code Measurements (Psuedo Range) Differential (DGPS)
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
6 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1927
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Equistar Chemicals, L.P.
Phone:
(337) 882-8223
Address:
P.O. Box 3405
Lake Charles, LA 70602 -3405
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Randal E. Tatum
Title:
Plant Manager
Email:

Emergency contact:

Name:
Rolanda Waldroup
Title:
Safety, Training and Security Supv.
Phone:
(337) 882-8223
24-hour phone:
(337) 794-4751
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(713) 862-4485
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Calcasieu Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
15
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
pending
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
May 28, 2002
Inspecting Agency:
OSHA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

propylene
RMP ID:
52018
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Propylene [1-Propene]
115-07-1
728,160
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 22, 2004
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
36099

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source reduced inventory of all regulated substances below TQs
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: Worst-case

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Public OCA Chemical (in propylene)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

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Public OCA Chemical (in propylene)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

propylene, Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Prevention Program ID:
29944
Safety Review Date
Feb. 1, 2004, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
Jan. 24, 2001, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Keyed Bypass
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Inhibitor Addition
  • Rupture Disks
  • Excess Flow Device
  • Quench System
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • Sprinkler System
  • Deluge System
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Reduced Inventory
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 23, 2002, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Jan. 23, 2001, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Jan. 11, 2001, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
June 5, 2003, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Jan. 23, 2002
Management of Change Review Date
June 7, 2001
Pre-startup Review Date
July 6, 2001
Compliance Audit Date
May 28, 2002
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
Incident Investigation Date
Dec. 14, 2000
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
May 28, 2002
Hot Work Review Date
May 28, 2002
Contractor Safety Review Date
May 16, 2001, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
None, since latest RMP submission

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
Jan. 1, 2004
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(337) 721-4200
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
Yes
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

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