Benicia Refinery Wastewater Permit Violation
The San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board proposed fining Valero’s Benicia, California refinery $197,500 for discharging 1.13 million gallons of partially treated plant wastewater into Suisun Bay and the Carquinez Strait in January 2016. The Board claimed that Valero discharged wastewater into surrounding waterways for about 9 hours, in violation of its federal permit limits.
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|Valero Energy Corp.||$197,500|