westlake stack

Calvert City, KY - Region IV

Site Contact:

David Dorian
OSC

dorian.david@epa.gov

2468 Industrial Pkwy
Calvert City, KY 42029
response.epa.gov/westlakestack

Latitude: 37.0458000
Longitude: -88.3242000
NRC#: 796421

Westlake Vinyls reported that as much as 1,500 lbs of Benzene and 600 lbs of Napthalene were released from a flare stack at the while the stacks were being cleaned with an alcohol solution. KYDEP reports that material has pooled up on site; however, the material released was a combination of benzene/naphalene mixed with an alchohol cleaning solution. Facility hired Jeseco response contractor on site using three vac-truck to collect the material. KYDEP responded.

EPA OSC Kevin Turner (Region 5) responded to oversee responsible party lead clean up.


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