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DNREC Issues $85,000 Penalty to Owners of Camden-Wyoming Co.

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DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says it issued a cash penalty of $85,000 to the owners of a Camden-Wyoming company for violations of the state's underground storage tank rules and regulations. 

According to DNREC, Sal Dellomo and Hylton’s Market, Inc., owners of Hylton's Market, were also ordered to pay an additional $3,489 as cost recovery reimbursement for the department’s Tank Management Section’s expenses associated with its investigation.

DNREC said there were 17 violations recorded during a June 4, 2014 compliance inspection of the underground storage tank systems on the premises of Hylton’s Market. 

Following inspection, DNREC said it provided the owners several opportunities to correct the violations and prohibited deliveries of petroleum to the facility. On March 26, 2015, the department said it issued a notice of violation letter to Dellomo/Hylton’s Market Inc. for the seven violations that remained.

According to DNREC, since that time, three of the seven violations have been corrected. The penalty addresses the remaining four violations including Sal Dellomo and Hylton’s Market, Inc.’s failure to produce tank release detection records; failure to produce monthly reconciled inventory records; failure to provide monthly routine inspection records; and failure to provide daily vapor recovery inspection and maintenance records, DNREC. 

Dellomo and Hylton’s Market, Inc. have 30 days to request a public hearing regarding these matters, DNREC said. 

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