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

Violation
Violation date: 6/13/2011
Violation nature: 2 incidents resulted in a total unpermitted release of 689 lbs of SO2 to the atmosphere. 1st incident 6/13-6/14, while commissioning CCR 42-K-2C compressor, block valves were open ultimately causing increased pressure which led to flaring. 2nd incident 6/15 occurred after removing compressor 21-K-1 for repair, pre-startup activities at FCCU & Coker caused increased pressure which led to flaring. ---- (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
Violation environmental impact: Yes
Violation impact description: Flaring resulted in release of 689 lbs of SO2 to atmosphere
Violation high priority: No
Violation of completed schedule: No
Violation corrected schedule date: N/A
Violation corrected date: 6/15/2011
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


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