Delaware oil recycler cited for violations

A facility near Wilmington’s riverfront that recycles used oil is the subject of a cease-and-desist order. 

Delaware Natural Resources Secretary Collin O’Mara issued the order to International Petroleum Corporation of Delaware for violations of hazardous waste management laws and regulations. 

IPC is required to perform analyses at an on site laboratory to ensure that used oil accepted at the facility is suitable for treatment.  DNREC discovered that laboratory waste did not meet the acceptance and treatment criteria requirements of the permit issued by the Division of Air Quality. 

IPC was also found to be storing “parts washer solvent” at its facility without a permit.  Assessments conducted in April and August of this year led to the order, which requires IPC to stop activities that led to the violations. 

CLICK HERE to read the Secretary’s order.

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