Local News
7:38 am
Mon January 12, 2015

PBF Wants Ultra-Low Sulfur Fuel Production at Delaware City Refinery

Delaware City Refinery
Credit PBF

PBF is seeking a key permit for a $100 million hydrogen plants for ultra-low sulfur fuel production at its Delaware City refinery.

The company would like to begin production by November of next year.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that news of the application surfaced after environmental groups pressed state officials about a cooling tower system at the plant.

The groups say the recycling tower is important in reducing the refinery’s 300 million gallon per day withdrawals from the Delaware River.

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Local News
8:32 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Delaware River Shoreline Project Could Endanger Birds, Environmentalist Say

Credit delaware chapter of the sierra club

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Environmental groups want the state to hold a public hearing on a plan to restore and protect Delaware River shoreline at docks near Delaware City.

Delaware Sierra Club and Delaware Audubon said in a letter to state environmental regulators that PBF Energy's plan could attract birds near an area they say is at risk for oil spills.

PBF's plan for its docks at its Delaware City refinery includes refilling shoreline and replacing nearly 1,000 5-foot high wave dampeners. Pilings would be driven to anchor oil spill containment booms.

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12:10 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Delaware City Refinery Releases Sulfur Dioxide

PBF’s Delaware City Refinery released its second large amount of sulfur dioxide within a week’s time.

There have been troubles with the hydrogen sulfide control system this week with an estimate 248 pounds released before a shutdown of the system.

There was a larger amount released beginning on January of 3-thousand pounds a day.

Officials say that the pollution would continue until the system was fixed. 

No additional details were available.

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