Exide Technologies -
Notice of Violation Listing

This is a historical listing of NOVs issued to Exide Technologies.  For more recent NOVs please refer to the Compliance, Permitting and Toxics page.

Exide Technologies, Inc.

S U M M A R Y

March 1, 2012 through March 27, 2015
(Arranged Chronology by Date of Violation)

NOTICE OF VIOLATION NO.

DATE OF VIOLATION

DATE OF ISSUANCE

VIOLATION DESCRIPTION

P63300

March 27, 2015

May 1, 2015

Failure to comply with SCAQMD approved Mitigation Plan EX-83 conditions for on-site soil sampling being conducted as part of DTSC’s requirements, where compliance with all approved mitigation plans was required by the January 14, 2015, Order for Abatement issued by SCAQMD Hearing Board. Failure to comply with Rule 1420.1 requirements relating to the immediate and timely vacuum sweeping of paved areas from events that result in the depositing of fugitive lead-dust.

P62138

June 13 and 14, 2014

August 12, 2014

Failure to comply with Exide’s Rule 1420 Compliance Plan. Failure to collect twenty-four (24)-hour midnight-to-midnight samples at least once every three (3) calendar days. Failure to collect twenty-four (24)-hour samples at the Mid Sampler. Failure to equip the Mid Sampler with a backup uninterruptible power supply to ensure continuous operation.

P62140

June 10, 2014

August 12, 2014

Failure to comply with Exide's Title V Facility Permit condition nos. 23 & 24: Failure to submit the requisite Semi-Annual Monitoring report (SAM) for the last six (6) calendar months by February 28, 2014 and failure to submit the requisite Annual Compliance Certification (ACC) on / before March 1, 2014.

P62139

June 10, 2014

August 12, 2014

Failure to Comply with Exide’s Rule 1420 Compliance Plan: Failure to properly operate and maintain the North East Sampler. Failure to notify AQMD within four (4) hours of the malfunction and breakdown at the North East Sampler.

P62136

April 19, 2014

April 24, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62135

April 18, 2014

April 24, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62134

April 17, 2014

April 22, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62133

April 16, 2014

April 22, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62132

April 15, 2014

April 18, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62131

April 14, 2014

April 17, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62130

April 13, 2014

April 16, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62129

April 12, 2014

April 16, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62128

April 11, 2014

April 16, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62127

April 10, 2014

April 15, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62126

April 9,2014

April 14, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62125

April 8,2014

April 10, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62124

April 7,2014

April 10, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62123

April 6,2014

April 9,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62122

April 5,2014

April 9,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62121

April 4,2014

April 9,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62120

April 3,2014

April 9,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62119

April 2,2014

April 9,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62118

April 1,2014

April 4,2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62117

March 31, 2014

April 3, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62116

March 30, 2014

April 2, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62115

March 29, 2014

April 2, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62114

March 28, 2014

April 2, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62113

March 27, 2014

April 2, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62112

March 26, 2014

April 1, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62111

March 25, 2014

April 1, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62110

March 24, 2014

March 28, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62109

March 23, 2014

March 28, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler.

P62137

March 22, 23, & 24, 2014

May 23, 2014

Failure to conduct maintenance activities in a negative air containment enclosure vented to permitted air pollution control equipment.

P62108

March 22, 2014 and ongoing (rolling 30- day average). March 26, 2014 (failure to timely report)

March 27, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the North East (NE) Sampler. Failure to report to the SCAQMD the North East (NE) Sampler lead exceedance within 24 hours of receipt of the lab sample analysis.

P55544

March 2, 2014

March 5, 2014

Failure to submit an Annual Permit Emissions Program (APEP) report for the 2013 compliance year by March 1, 2014.

P62107

January 18, 2014

January 30, 2014

Failure to notify the SCAQMD and the public within one (1) hour after opening the roof of the battery breaking area building (RMPS Building), a total enclosure control device, as required by Rule 1420.1.

P62105

January 18, 2014

January 30, 2014

Failure to maintain and operate the battery breaking area building (RMPS building) as a total enclosure due to the opening the roof of the building.

P62104

January 3, 2014

January 15, 2014

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the On-Site North (OSN) Sampler.

P62102

November 12, 2013

November 19, 2013

Failure to notify the SCAQMD and the public within one (1) hour following the unplanned shutdown of the North and South Torit baghouse occurring on November 12, 2013.

P49167

September 22, 2013 through10/2/2013

October 18, 2013

Failure to fully reduce amount charged to reverberatory furnace by 15% of the daily average charged over the previous 90 days as a result of exceedances of the ambient lead limit recorded at the On-Site North (OSN) Sampler.

P62100

Sept 21, 23, 2013

October 8, 2013

Failure to comply with Exide's Rule 1420 Compliance Plan: Failure to operate a mobile sweeper at least once / shift in traffic areas and failure to store any materials capable of generating fugitive lead containing dust in leak tight containers.

P49898

September 18, 2013

September 25, 2013

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the On-Site North (OSN) Sampler.

P49897

September 9, 2013

September 18, 2013

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the On-Site North (OSN) Sampler.

P49166

August 8, August 23, and 9/20/2013

October 18, 2013

Facility exceeded the maximum emission rate for any single lead point source (0.10 pounds of lead per hour): Hard lead baghouse source test (SCAQMD 13-307 & 13-308) of August 8th and 23rd, 2013 and September 20, 2013.

P49896

July 29, 2013

September 9, 2013

Failure to notify the public within one (1) hour after an unplanned shutdown of the lead control device(s) on the following dates: South Torit Baghouse July 29, 2013, East MAC Baghouse on August 9, 2013, and the Kiln Baghouse on August 23rd and 25th, 2013.

P51533

July 8, 2013

July 9, 2013

1. Operating the soda ash air pollution control equipment as identified in Exide's Title V Facility Permit contrary to the condition specified in Exide's Permit to Operate.
2. Failure to operate a Title V Facility and all equipment in compliance with the requirements and specified conditions at all times.

P62103

March 12, 2013

December 4, 2013

Failure to maintain air movement and emission collection efficiency by the emission control system consistent with the design criteria for the system.

P62101

January 19, 2013

November 19, 2013

Failure to collect twenty-four (24) midnight-to-midnight ambient air monitoring samples at the North East (NE), On-Site North (OSN) and Mid Samplers on January 19, 2013.

P49895

October 26, 2012

November 12, 2012

Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the On-Site North (OSN) Sampler.

P49893

June 1, 2012

August 10, 2012

Failure to comply with Exide's Rule 1420.1 Compliance Plan: Discharging into the atmosphere lead emissions exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averaged over 30 days at the Mid Sampler. Failure to begin daily sampling within three (3) calendar days of exceeding 0.150 µg/m3 averages over 30 days at the Mid Sampler.

P49899

May 2, 2012 & Ongoing

October 8, 2013

Failure to comply with Exide's Title V Facility Permit condition: Failure to maintain all equipment, i.e., the blast furnace and associated air pollution control equipment in a manner that ensures its proper operation such that all emissions are vented to the furnace.

P49894

March 1, 2012

October 30, 2012

Failure to comply with Exide's Title V Facility Permit condition nos. 23 & 24: Failure to submit the requisite Semi-Annual Monitoring report (SAM) for the first calendar 6 months by August 8, 2011 and the last six (6) calendar months by February 28, 2012 and failure to submit the requisite Annual Certifications (AC) by February 28, 2012.