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

Violation
Violation date: 7/4/2011
Violation nature: 4 separate incidents. 7/4/11 42-K-2C tripped resulting in the unpermitted release of 295 lbs of SO2 to the atmosphere. Minor flaring occurred on 7/4-7/5/11. 7/6/11 startup of 22-K-302B caused flaring resulting in unpermitted release of 152 lbs of SO2 to the atmosphere. 7/7-7/8/11 introduction of feed to Coker hindered flow from flare recovery compressors, unpermitted release of 8,780 lbs of SO2 to the atmosphere. ---- (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 9,227 lbs of SO2 to atmosphere
Violation high priority: No
Violation of completed schedule: No
Violation corrected schedule date: N/A
Violation corrected date: 7/8/2011
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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