Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Delaware City Refinery
Current Parent Company: 
PBF Energy
Penalty: 
$23,670,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
September 20, 2005
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

In 2005 Premcor Refining, then the owner of the Delaware City Refinery, agreed to spend $7.5 million on improved environmental controls. At the same time, Motiva Enterprises, which owned the facility at the time of a catastrophic explosion in 2001, agreed to pay a $12 million civil penalty, spend $4 million on supplementary environmental projects and reimburse public agencies for $170,000 in response costs. The refinery was later sold to PBF Energy.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Delaware
Facility City: 
Delaware City
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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