emissions http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Delaware City Refinery Emissions Caused by Power Outage http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-city-refinery-emissions-caused-power-outage <p>DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) - Delaware officials say a power outage caused a pollution release at the PBF Energy refinery near Delaware City.</p><p>The News Journal reports that Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control say the release happened sometime Thursday morning.</p><p>Officials say the release includes sulfur dioxide, a pollutant linked to acid rain, smog and toxic soot.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:45:45 +0000 Don Rush 50810 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware City Refinery Emissions Caused by Power Outage 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 Delaware Wants Easing of Environmental Rules From EPA http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-wants-easing-environmental-rules-epa <p>Delaware state officials want federal environmental regulators to allow local power plants and factories to buy pollution reduction credits outside the stateā€¦even if that means more pollution here.</p><p>U.S. Environmental Protection Agency warned last year that it would not accept a rule change that applies to new sources of pollutants that form ground-level ozone.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:01:19 +0000 Don Rush 39656 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware Wants Easing of Environmental Rules From EPA