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Valero Energy Corp.
January 2010 Air Quality Violations at Texas City Refinery
Date: 09/29/2010 (Date of Fine Announcement)
Misconduct Type: Environment
Enforcement Agency: State/Local
Contracting Party: None
Court Type: Administrative
Synopsis: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) fined Valero Refining-Texas L.P. $186,400 for five air quality violations at its Texas City refinery which were discovered during a routine investigation conducted on January 13, 2010.