Quanzhou Quangang district air odor incident continued: 6.97 tons of carbon nine leakage

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 Quanzhou Quangang district air odor incident continued: 6.97 tons of carbon nine leakage


Beijing News reported earlier that at 3 a.m. on the 4th, the air in Quangang District of Quanzhou, Fujian Province suddenly smelled bad. Residents said they were awakened by the stinky smell of gasoline, fearing that the smell would be harmful to human health. There is a yellow brown oily spill on the surface of the sea. The fishs foam of the fisherman adheres to it and sinks. The fish has run away, and no one dares to eat. Quangang Environmental Protection Bureau issued a circular saying that Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. carried out oil loading and unloading operations. The aging and damage of hose flange gaskets connected by oil tankers to the wharf resulted in some oil leakage and oil and gas escaping to the air, resulting in odor in the air in the relevant areas. Emergency measures have been taken to deal with the leakage of oil from the sea.

After receiving the report, Quangang District immediately initiated the emergency plan for environmental emergencies, and set up working groups for on-site disposal, mass work, marine impact, and incident investigation, so as to rapidly carry out emergency disposal work.

By 18:00 on the 4th, more than 100 vessels and more than 600 personnel had been dispatched, and nearly 600 bags of linoleum were mobilized for adsorption and recovery. Cleaning up the area of carbon 9 leakage has been basically completed. Atmospheric VOCs (volatile organic compounds) to 18 was 0.429mg/m (4.0mg/m below safety value).

Meanwhile, the investigation of the incident has been carried out in an all-round way. Specialized agencies are entrusted with sampling and testing of water quality and seafood. Relevant departments, in accordance with their respective functions, make every effort to do a good job of relevant work to ensure that the incident is handled in accordance with the rules and regulations.

Because carbon nine can be used as fuel and has flammability, it belongs to inflammable dangerous goods.

C9 vapor or fog can irritate the eyes, mucosa and upper respiratory tract. It can cause headache, dizziness, nausea, anesthesia and dermatitis after contact. This substance is also harmful to the environment.

Air pollution in Quanzhou, Fujian, official: Petrochemical Industries Co oil spill

In the early morning of April 4, a peculiar odor appeared in the air of Quanzhou Quangang District, Fujian Province, and a yellowish-brown oil-like spill appeared in some sea areas. Fishermens fishing rafts were affected and sank. Quangang Environmental Protection Bureau reported that Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. was responsible for oil loading and unloading operations. The aging and damage of hose flange gaskets connecting oil tankers to the wharf resulted in oil leakage and oil and gas escaping to the air, resulting in odor in the air in the relevant areas.