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Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 09/23/2022
Violator HIGH TECH AUTO BODY
Address 107 BALTIMORE AVENUE WILMINGTON DE
DNREC Contact Fielder, Chancie M
Location Address 107 BALTIMORE AVENUE WILMINGTON DE 19805
Site Business
Date Discovered 07/20/2022
Violation Date 07/20/2022
Corrected 07/20/2022
Nature of Violation Failure to label a container with the words "Hazardous Waste." Note: DNREC regulations have a typo that will be corrected - 262.14(a)(3)(A) should be 262.14(a)(3)(i). Failure to label a container with the words "Hazardous Waste." Note: DNREC regulations have a typo that will be corrected - 262.14(a)(3)(A) should be 262.14(a)(3)(i).
Impact Description
2022-12681HIGH TECH AUTO BODY9/23/2022
Program Air Quality
Served Date 09/19/2022
Violator Delaware City Refining Co.
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 4550 Wrangle Hill Road Delaware City DE 19706
Site Business Petroleum Refinery
Date Discovered 08/18/2022
Violation Date 07/21/2022
Corrected Yes 07/21/2022
Nature of Violation FCU COB outage on 7-21-22 resulted in the release of 228,500 lbs. of CO; 30,950 lbs. of SO2; 1,175 lbs. of NH3; 180 lbs. of H2S; 140 lbs. of HCY; 110 lbs. of COS; and visible emissions greater than 20% opacity. ---- (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. ---- In New Castle County, no person shall cause or allow the emission of carbon monoxide from any catalytic regeneration of a petroleum cracking system, petroleum fluid coker, or other petroleum process into the atmosphere, unless the carbon monoxide is burned at 1300oF for 0.3 seconds or greater in a direct-flame afterburner or boiler, or is controlled by an equivalent technique. ---- No person shall cause or allow the emission of visible air contaminants or smoke from a stationary or mobile source, the shade or appearance of which is greater than 20% opacity for an aggregate of more than three minutes in any one hour or more than 15 minutes in any 24 hour period. ---- Emission Unit No. 22: Fluid Coking Unit (FCU): FCU, Wet Gas Scrubber (WGS), and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction System (SNCR) (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Start Up Heater 22-H-1 (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Selas Steam Superheater 22-H-2 (Emission point 22-4), FCU Carbon Monoxide Boiler 22-H-3 (Emission point 22-2) and FCU Back Up Incinerator 22-H-4 (Emission point 22-3): 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: Fluid Coking Unit (FCU): FCU, Wet Gas Scrubber (WGS), and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction System (SNCR) (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Start Up Heater 22-H-1 (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Selas Steam Superheater 22-H-2 (Emission point 22-4), FCU Carbon Monoxide Boiler 22-H-3 (Emission point 22-2) and FCU Back Up Incinerator 22-H-4 (Emission point 22-3): Visible Emissions: Emission Standards: The Owner/Operator shall not cause or allow the emission of visible air contaminants and/or smoke from any emission unit, the shade or appearance of which is greater than 20 percent opacity for an aggregate of more than 3 minutes in any 1 hour or more than 15 minutes in any 24 hour period. ---- Emission Unit No. 22: Fluid Coking Unit (FCU): FCU, Wet Gas Scrubber (WGS), and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction System (SNCR) (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Start Up Heater 22-H-1 (Emission point/s 22-2 or 22-3), FCU Selas Steam Superheater 22-H-2 (Emission point 22-4), FCU Carbon Monoxide Boiler 22-H-3 (Emission point 22-2) and FCU Back Up Incinerator 22-H-4 (Emission point 22-3): Conditions Applicable to Multiple Pollutants: Operational Limitations: The Belco pre-scrubber, the amine-based Cansolv regenerative WGS, the caustic polishing scrubber and SNCR system shall be operating properly at all times when the FCU is operating.
Impact Description Release of uncontrolled pollutants
2022-12680Delaware City Refining Co.9/19/2022
Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 09/15/2022
Violator REYNOLDS TOWING
Address 3454 WRANGLE HILL RD BEAR DE
DNREC Contact Fielder, Chancie M
Location Address 3454 WRANGLE HILL RD BEAR DE 19701
Site Business
Date Discovered 08/09/2022
Violation Date 08/09/2022
Corrected
Nature of Violation Disposing of universal waste Disposing of universal waste
Impact Description
2022-12677REYNOLDS TOWING9/15/2022
Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 09/08/2022
Violator Chemlawn Services Corp
Address 1350 First State Boulevard Newport DE
DNREC Contact Fielder, Chancie M
Location Address 1350 First State Boulevard Newport DE 19804
Site Business
Date Discovered 07/20/2022
Violation Date 07/20/2022
Corrected 08/18/2022
Nature of Violation Disposing of universal waste Disposing of universal waste
Impact Description
2022-12676Chemlawn Services Corp9/8/2022
Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 08/26/2022
Violator CRODA INC ATLAS POINT
Address 315 Cherry Lane New Castle DE
DNREC Contact Douglas, Lindsey M
Location Address 315 Cherry Lane New Castle DE 19720
Site Business
Date Discovered 06/14/2022
Violation Date 06/14/2022
Corrected 06/20/2022
Nature of Violation Missing "No Smoking" sign in CAA Missing "No Smoking" sign in CAA
Impact Description
2022-12672CRODA INC ATLAS POINT8/26/2022
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/25/2022
Violator Delaware City Refining Co.
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 4550 Wrangle Hill Road Delaware City DE 19706
Site Business Petroleum Refinery
Date Discovered 06/03/2022
Violation Date 04/22/2022
Corrected Yes 04/22/2022
Nature of Violation Unplanned shutdown of the FCCU COB on 4-22-22 resulting in CO emissions in excess of 500 ppm and not burned at required temp ---- In New Castle County, no person shall cause or allow the emission of carbon monoxide from any catalytic regeneration of a petroleum cracking system, petroleum fluid coker, or other petroleum process into the atmosphere, unless the carbon monoxide is burned at 1300oF for 0.3 seconds or greater in a direct-flame afterburner or boiler, or is controlled by an equivalent technique. ---- Emission Unit No. 23: Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU); FCCU Reactor, Catalyst Regenerator, Start up Heaters 23-H-1 A and B, Carbon Monoxide Boiler, 23-H-3, and Wet Gas Scrubber System (WGS) (emission point 23-1): Carbon Monoxide (CO): Emission Standard: The Owner/Operator shall not cause or allow the emission of carbon monoxide from the FCCU unless it is burned at no less than 1300º F for at least 0.3 seconds in the FCCU COB, or combusted in the FCCU regenerator when operating in full burn mode. ---- No owner or operator subject to the provisions of this subpart shall discharge or cause the discharge into the atmosphere from any fluid catalytic cracking unit catalyst regenerator any gases that contain carbon monoxide (CO) in excess of 500 ppm by volume (dry basis). ---- Except as provided in paragraph (a)(5) of this section, meet each emission limitation in Table 8 of this subpart that applies to you. If your catalytic cracking unit is subject to the NSPS for carbon monoxide (CO) in § 60.103 of this chapter or is subject to § 60.102a(b)(4) of this chapter, you must meet the emission limitations for NSPS units. If your catalytic cracking unit is not subject to the NSPS for CO, you can choose from the two options in paragraphs (a)(1)(i) through (ii) of this section ---- Emission Unit No. 23: Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU); FCCU Reactor, Catalyst Regenerator, Start up Heaters 23-H-1 A and B, Carbon Monoxide Boiler, 23-H-3, and Wet Gas Scrubber System (WGS) (emission point 23-1): Carbon Monoxide (CO): Emission Standard: CO emissions from the FCCU WGS+ shall not exceed 500 ppmv dry as a 1-hour average, and 3,085 TPY.
Impact Description Release of 13,059 lbs. of CO
2022-12679Delaware City Refining Co.8/25/2022
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/25/2022
Violator Delaware City Refining Co.
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 4550 Wrangle Hill Road Delaware City DE 19706
Site Business Petroleum Refinery
Date Discovered 08/02/2022
Violation Date 05/29/2022
Corrected Yes 05/29/2022
Nature of Violation Intermittent flaring event resulted in the unpermitted release of 924 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 ---- 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.
Impact Description unpermitted release of SO2 to the atmosphere
2022-12678Delaware City Refining Co.8/25/2022
Program Tank Management Branch
Served Date 08/22/2022
Violator Heavy Equipment Rental, Inc
Address 218 Marsh Lane New Castle DE
DNREC Contact Seningen, Michael
Location Address 218 Marsh Lane New Castle DE 19720
Site Business Heavy Equipment Rental, Inc
Date Discovered 06/15/2021
Violation Date 06/15/2021
Corrected
Nature of Violation ---- Inventory Control Requirements
Impact Description
2022-12666Heavy Equipment Rental, Inc8/22/2022
Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 08/12/2022
Violator AIR LIQUIDE MEDAL
Address 305 Water Street Newport DE
DNREC Contact Douglas, Lindsey M
Location Address 305 Water Street Newport DE 19804
Site Business
Date Discovered 06/02/2022
Violation Date 06/02/2022
Corrected 06/02/2022
Nature of Violation Failure to label a UW lamp container Failure to label a UW lamp container
Impact Description
2022-12671AIR LIQUIDE MEDAL8/12/2022
Program Solid & Hazardous Waste
Served Date 08/08/2022
Violator Dentsply Sirona
Address 38 West Clarke Avenue Milford DE
DNREC Contact Fielder, Chancie M
Location Address 779 East Masten Circle Milford DE 19963
Site Business
Date Discovered 07/05/2022
Violation Date 07/05/2022
Corrected 08/09/2022
Nature of Violation Missing weekly inspection (x1) Missing weekly inspection (x1)
Impact Description
2022-12670Dentsply Sirona8/8/2022
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