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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Real-Time Enforcement

Devon Gas Services, L.P. in Godley, TX


On July 22, 2010, Devon Gas Services, L.P. in Godley, TX, was issued an order for a violation of the Clean Air Act. The violation found consists of an unpermitted release of an extremely hazardous substance; specifically methane.

On August 5, 2010, Devon Gas Services, L.P. completed the required repairs.


Johnson COuntyBefore

July 2010: Inspection at a major source Gas Plant in Johnson County, Texas. A leaking tank hatch is observed and determined to be an unpermitted emission. Note that the visible photo (l) fails to show the emissions. The video image (r) taken with the Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR™) camera clearly shows the emissions.



Johnson County After

A real-time enforcement action requiring the repair of the leaking hatch was issued. Several days later a follow-up inspection was completed. A new hatch has been installed (l) and no emissions are observed in the video image (r) taken with the Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR™) camera.

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U.S.EPA Region 6
Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Division
Air Toxics Enforcement Section (6EN-AT)
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75202-2733

Esteban Herrera, Section Chief
Main Office Phone: (214) 665-7220
Fax: (214) 665-7446

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