Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board

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Wed July 17, 2013

Challenge Dismissed to Delaware Refinery Air Quality, PEPCO Gets Rate Hike Permit

Delaware City Refinery
Credit PBF Energy

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A state panel has voted to dismiss an appeal by environmental groups of a permit granted by Delaware regulators for a new crude oil transfer operation at the Delaware City refinery.

Members of Delaware's Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to dismiss the appeal by the Sierra Club and the Delaware Audubon Society, ruling that they had no standing to challenge an air quality permit granted to PBF Energy in May.

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