Sulfur Dioxide http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Delaware City Refinery Cited for Emissions Violations http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-city-refinery-cited-emissions-violations <p>DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) - Delaware regulators are citing the PBF refinery for new pollution violations.</p><p>The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control also reported the unplanned release of nearly 1.5 tons of sulfur dioxide. The <a href="http://delonline.us/1bf0WD8">Wilmington News Journal </a>reports that the refinery's open-air incinerator stack burned for more than six hours Sunday into Monday after a loss of water in a tank used to control flows of volatile gases and remove liquids before flaring.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:23:52 +0000 Don Rush 44351 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware City Refinery Cited for Emissions Violations Sulfur Dioxide Emission at Delaware City Refinery http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/sulfur-dioxide-emission-delaware-city-refinery-0 <p>More than a ton of sulfur dioxide was emitted at the Delaware City Refinery.</p><p>The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says that more than 2,750 pounds of the chemical compound was released from the refinery around 8:30 p.m. on Monday.</p><p>The facility is owned by PBF Energy.</p><p>DNREC is investigating the incident.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:46:48 +0000 Don Rush 44211 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Sulfur Dioxide Emission at Delaware City Refinery Hearing Tonight on Delaware City Air Quality Permit http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/hearing-tonight-delaware-city-air-quality-permit <p>A big crowd is expected at the Delaware City fire hall tonight as PBF Energy seeks renewal of a catch-all air quality permit for its refinery for its refinery.</p><p>Interest in the hearing by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has been sparked by a recent citation for release of more than 263 tons of sulfur dioxide without a permit during a 13-day period in January.</p><p>The emissions were the result of a breakdown in a major energy recovery and pollution control unit.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:44:39 +0000 Don Rush 35381 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Hearing Tonight on Delaware City Air Quality Permit Sulfur Dioxide Emission at Delaware City Refinery http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/sulfur-dioxide-emission-delaware-city-refinery <p></p><p>There is a report that less than 100 pounds of sulfur dioxide has been released into the air from the Delaware City Refinery.</p><p>The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says the release took place on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the morning.</p><p>Sulfur dioxide considered tobe hazardous by the EPA and the incident is being investigated by state officials.<br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:03:45 +0000 Don Rush 30508 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Sulfur Dioxide Emission at Delaware City Refinery Delaware City Refinergy Emissions http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-city-refinergy-emissions <p></p><p>Several hundred pounds of hazardous chemical were released into the air at the Delaware City Refinery.</p><p>The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says their report found that the Wrangle Hill Road facility emitted more than 670 pounds of sulfur dioxide.<br><br>The incident initially set off flares but the plant is now operating normally.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:16:04 +0000 Don Rush 29394 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware City Refinergy Emissions Delaware City Refinery Releases Sulfur Dioxide http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-city-refinery-releases-sulfur-dioxide <P></P> <P>PBF’s Delaware City Refinery released its second large amount of sulfur dioxide within a week’s time.</P> <P>There have been troubles with the hydrogen sulfide control system this week with an estimate 248 pounds released before a shutdown of the system.</P> <P>There was a larger amount released beginning on January of 3-thousand pounds a day.</P> <P>Officials say that the pollution would continue until the system was fixed.&nbsp;</P> <P>No additional details were available.</P> <P>Delaware City can process more than 190-thousand barrels of crude oil a day.</P> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:10:37 +0000 Don Rush 27928 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware City Refinery Releases Sulfur Dioxide Delaware City Refinery, Second Gas Emission in August http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-city-refinery-second-gas-emission-august <P>The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says the Delaware City Refinery released 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide.</P> <P>The incident occurred late last night for the second time in August.</P> <P>The cause is still under investigation.</P> <P>State officials say the company released the chemical into the air in early August.</P> <P>In that instance it was due to an equipment malfunction that has since been fixed.</P> <P>The Environmental Protection Agency has classified Sulfur dioxide as a hazardous substance.</P> <P><BR><BR><BR>&nbsp;</P> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:44:21 +0000 Don Rush 19805 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware City Refinery, Second Gas Emission in August