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

Violation
Violation date: 2/12/2012
Violation nature: FCU COB & FCU WGC tripped and flaring occurred resulting in the unpermitted release of total of 222,448 lbs. of CO; 69,044 lbs. of SO2; 6,746 lbs. of H2S; 2,658 lbs. of NH3 & 313 lbs. of HCN to the atmosphere.In addition CO concentration based emission standard was exceeded, furnace temperature fell below permit requirement and opacity exceedance occurred. ---- (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
---- Emission Unit No. 22: Carbon Monoxide (CO): Emission Standards: The Owner/Operator shall not cause or allow the emission of carbon monoxide from the FCU unless it is burned at no less than 1300º F for at least 0.3 seconds in the FCU COB. ---- Emission Unit No. 22: Carbon Monoxide (CO): Emission Standards: CO emissions from the FCU WGS shall not exceed 500 ppm dry @ 0% O2 on an hourly average, 200 ppm dry @ 0% O2 on a rolling 365 day average,
Violation environmental impact: Yes
Violation impact description: Unpermitted release of CO, SO2, H2S, NH3 & HCN to the atmosphere
Violation high priority: No
Violation of completed schedule: No
Violation corrected schedule date: N/A
Violation corrected date: 2/12/2012
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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