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Possible Planned Flaring for July 18 - July 25, 2019

Post Date:07/17/2019 12:15 PM

Planned Flare Event Notification
Received by South Coast Air Quality Management District

Flare event reported by:

Torrance Refinery Company (Refinery)


3700 190th St,



Event Start Date/Time:

2019/07/18 09:15:00AM

Event End Date/Time:

2019/07/25 11:59:00PM

Estimated exceedances(s):

SOx emitted > 500lbs.
Vent gas flow > 500,000 scf.
VOC emitted > 100 lbs.

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AQMD Rule 1118 requires flare operators to notify AQMD of any flare event estimated to exceed one or more of the following daily limits:

  • 500,000 standard cubic feet of vent gas combusted,
  • 100 pounds of VOC emitted, and/or
  • 500 pounds of oxides of sulfur emitted

Flare operators are required to notify AQMD of planned flare events at least 24 hours before the start of the event.


  • Estimated flow/emissions may differ from actual flow/emissions,
  • Estimated end dates/times may differ from actual end dates/times.

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To notify AQMD of air quality problems, call: 1-800-CUT-SMOG.

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