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

Violation
Violation date: 10/2/2011
Violation nature: A FCCU COB outage from 10/2/11 through 10/25/11 resulted in the unpermitted release of 2,334 lbs of carbonyl sulfide (COS); 4,285 lbs of hydrogen cyanide (HCN), 40 lbs of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and 139 lbs of ammonia (NH3). ---- (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: unpermitted release of COS, HCN, H2S & NH3
Violation high priority: No
Violation of completed schedule: No
Violation corrected schedule date: N/A
Violation corrected date: 10/26/2011
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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