Petition Prompts EPA Objection To BP Air Permit

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 7:22 PM EDT) -- Prompted by a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken issue with an air emissions permit application related to a planned $3.8 billion expansion that would allow a BP PLC refinery in Indiana to process crude oil from Canadian tar sands.

As a result of the EPA partially granting the August 2008 citizen petition from the NRDC, the Environmental Law & Policy Center and others, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and BP will put...
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