Valero Petroleum Refinery - Delaware City
Street address: 4550 Wrangle Hill Road, Delaware City, DE 19706 US, Facility type: Chemical Plant

Violation
Violation date: 5/26/2011
Violation nature: During restart of FCCU, co. experienced incident resulting in acid gas flaring further resulting in the unpermitted release of 83,463 lbs of SO2 starting 5/26/11 and ending 5/27/11. ---- (a)No person shall, without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary undertake any activity (1) In a way which may cause or contribute to the discharge of an air contaminant
---- Except as exempted in Section 2.2, no person shall initiate construction, install, alter or initiate operation of any equipment or facility or air contaminant control device which will emit or prevent the emission of an air contaminant prior to receiving approval of his application from the Department or, if eligible, prior to submitting to the Department a completed registration form.
Violation environmental impact: Yes
Violation impact description: Unpermitted release of 83,463 lbs of SO2 to atmosphere.
Violation high priority: No
Violation of completed schedule: No
Violation corrected schedule date: N/A
Violation corrected date: 5/28/2011
Violation RTC quality: Documented By Facility
Violation comment: N/A
Citations: DE Chapter 60-General, Section 6003, (a)No person shall, without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary undertake any activity (1) In a way which may cause or contribute to the discharge of an air contaminant

DE Air Reg No. 1102, 2, Except as exempted in Section 2.2, no person shall initiate construction, install, alter or initiate operation of any equipment or facility or air contaminant control device which will emit or prevent the emission of an air contaminant prior to receiving approval of his application from the Department or, if eligible, prior to submitting to the Department a completed registration form.


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