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Program Ground Water Discharges
Served Date 11/02/2021
Violator Mobile Gardens MHP LLC (Briarwood Manor MHP owner)
Address 1080 Pittsford Victor Road; Suite 202 Pittsford NY 14534
DNREC Contact John Rebar Jr 302-739-9948
Location Address Briarwood Manor Mobile Home Park Sussex County (tax map number: 3-32-2.00-88.00) Laurel DE 19956
Site Business
Date Discovered 06/15/2021
Violation Date 11/02/2021
Corrected
Nature of Violation On May 14, 2021, DNREC’s GWDS issued an On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System (OWTDS) Permit (Permit No. 617046-01) to Mobile Gardens MHP, LLC (as the owner of the Briarwood Manor Mobile Home Park OWTDS) requiring the construction of eight replacement systems to remedy the ongoing failure of the existing on-site wastewater treatment and disposal system. The Permit required that Mobile Gardens MHP, LLC to initiate construction of the replacement systems within 30 days of the Permit effective date (i.e., by June 13, 2021). To date, Mobile Gardens MHP, LLC, has failed to initiate construction of the required replacement systems. The NOV contains corrective actions required to be performed by Mobile Gardens MHP, LLC to address the situation. This includes documenting the hiring of a DNREC licensed Class E System Contractor to install the replacement systems, a Construction Schedule that details construction start-up and completed, and the pump-out of all septic and dosing tanks in the Briarwood Manor Mobile Home Park with submission of pump-out records. The NOV also requires appropriate fencing and signage if any surfacing effluent is observed.
Impact Description
W-21-GWD-06Mobile Gardens MHP LLC (Briarwood Manor MHP owner)11/2/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 10/29/2021
Violator Allen Harim Farms LLC
Address Route 1 Box 172 Dagsboro DE
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 26867 Nine Foot Road Dagsboro DE 19939
Site Business plant 000014-2014
Date Discovered 10/02/2020
Violation Date 10/05/2018
Corrected Yes 06/16/2021
Nature of Violation installed & operated 2 emergency generators without a permit. Permits have since been issued 6/16/21 ---- (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 ---- (b)(1)No person shall without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary construct, install, replace, modify or use any equipment or device or other article 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
2021-12604Allen Harim Farms LLC10/29/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 10/18/2021
Violator Four M Co.
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 1601 POW/MIA Highway Dover DE 19904
Site Business Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
Date Discovered 09/08/2021
Violation Date 08/30/2021
Corrected No
Nature of Violation Co. constructed equipment without a permit ---- (b)(1)No person shall without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary construct, install, replace, modify or use any equipment or device or other article 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
2021-12599Four M Co.10/18/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 09/21/2021
Violator United Cocoa Processor, Inc.
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 701 Pencader Drive Newark DE 19702
Site Business
Date Discovered 11/13/2020
Violation Date 11/02/2020
Corrected Yes 11/13/2020
Nature of Violation During 11/13 meeting, co informed DAQ it began construction on 2nd line without a permit, immediately ceased construction on 11/13. ---- (b)(1)No person shall without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary construct, install, replace, modify or use any equipment or device or other article 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
2021-12596United Cocoa Processor, Inc.9/21/2021
Program Tank Management Branch
Served Date 09/16/2021
Violator GPM4 LLC
Address 8565 Magellan Parkway Suite 400 Attn Rolfe Lann Richmond VA
DNREC Contact Sunde, Jason W
Location Address 796 Old Baltimore Pike Newark DE 19711
Site Business Shore Stop #276
Date Discovered 09/03/2021
Violation Date 09/03/2021
Corrected No
Nature of Violation ---- Design requirements for UST systems
Impact Description
2021-12591GPM4 LLC9/16/2021
Program Ground Water Discharges
Served Date 09/13/2021
Violator Donovan-Smith MHP, LLC
Address 1080 Pittsford Victor Road Suite 202 Pittsford NY 14534
DNREC Contact John Rebar Jr 302-7399948
Location Address SW side of CR263, NE of Savannah Rd tax map number: 3-35-8.14-43 Lewes DE 19958
Site Business
Date Discovered 08/19/2021
Violation Date 09/13/2021
Corrected
Nature of Violation The Department observed several damaged and failing small on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems located throughout the Donovan-Smith MHP which represents a public health hazard and poses a significant risk to the environment. This includes ponding wastewater, collapsed wastewater tanks, broken system components, and evidence of past unauthorized wastewater discharges. This is a violation of 7 Del. C. Chapter 60 and 7 DE Admin. Code § 7101 - State of Delaware Regulations Governing the Design, Installation and Operation of On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems (the Regulations).
Impact Description
W-21-GWD-07Donovan-Smith MHP, LLC9/13/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/27/2021
Violator Lidl - Dover 1166
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 140 North DuPont Highway Dover DE 19901
Site Business Emergency Generator
Date Discovered 02/03/2021
Violation Date 11/20/2020
Corrected No
Nature of Violation While the violation can't technically be corrected, installed without a construction permit, since then they have been issued an operating permit for the emergency generator. Facility installed emergency generator prior to receiving approval via a construction permit. ---- (b)(1)No person shall without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary construct, install, replace, modify or use any equipment or device or other article 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
2021-12588Lidl - Dover 11668/27/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/23/2021
Violator Beebe Rehoboth Health Campus
Address
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 19161 Healthy Way Rehoboth Beach DE 19971
Site Business Health Care Facility
Date Discovered 02/02/2021
Violation Date 12/03/2020
Corrected No
Nature of Violation While the violation technically can't be corrected, an operating permit has since been issued for the emergency generators. Facility installed 2 emergency generators without approval via a construction permit. ---- (b)(1)No person shall without first having obtained a permit from the Secretary construct, install, replace, modify or use any equipment or device or other article 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
2021-12589Beebe Rehoboth Health Campus8/23/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/21/2021
Violator Contractors Materials LLC - Heald Street
Address 4048 New Castle Avenue New Castle DE
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 925 South Heald Street Wilmington DE 19801
Site Business hot mix asphalt plant
Date Discovered 05/25/2021
Violation Date 03/18/2021
Corrected No
Nature of Violation Department observed excess dust emissions during site visit. ---- Grading, Land Clearing, Excavation and Use of Non-Paved Roads: No person shall cause or allow land clearing, land grading (including grading for roads), excavation, or the use of non-paved roads on private property unless methods, as indicated in 2.2 of this regulation, are employed to control dust emissions, when the Department determines that such activities could emit dust in quantities sufficient to cause air pollution. ---- Material Storage: No person shall cause or allow stockpiling or other storage of material or transport to or from a storage facility in such a manner as may cause a condition of air pollution. ---- Operational Limitations: The owner or operator shall comply with the following operational limits: The Company shall comply with the dust plan submitted to the Department on May 13, 2010. ---- Operational Limitations: The owner or operator shall comply with the following operational limits: The roads at the facility shall be paved and swept on a regular schedule to minimize generation of dust.
Impact Description excess dust emissions impact neighboring community
2021-12590Contractors Materials LLC - Heald Street8/21/2021
Program Air Quality
Served Date 08/21/2021
Violator Kuehne
Address PO Box 294 Delaware City DE
DNREC Contact Mann, Amy S
Location Address 1645 River Road New Castle DE 19720
Site Business chemical manufactoring & repackaging
Date Discovered 02/01/2021
Violation Date 07/30/2021
Corrected No
Nature of Violation Between July 2020 and December 2020, bygas scrubber pressure drop & liquor flow rate out of range intermittently ---- Emission Point 03: Twenty-four (24) Electrolyzer Cells – Chlor-Alkali Process with associated north and south reactors with associated scrubbers: Chlorine Production: Operational Limitations: The bygas scrubber’s (ID: 18-14U) liquor flow rate shall not be less than 120 gallons per minute. ---- Emission Point 03: Twenty-four (24) Electrolyzer Cells – Chlor-Alkali Process with associated north and south reactors with associated scrubbers: Chlorine Production: Operational Limitations: The pressure drop across the bygas scrubber (ID: 18-14U) shall be in the range of 4 to 11 inches of water while in operation.
Impact Description
2021-12587Kuehne8/21/2021
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