Residents Sue EPA Over Murphy Oil Refinery Emissions

Law360, New York (December 3, 2010, 5:33 PM EST) -- A group of Louisiana residents has launched a suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeking to force it to review a permit for a Murphy Oil Inc. refinery that the group says violates Clean Air Act standards.

The nonprofit group Concerned Citizens Around Murphy filed the complaint against EPA head Lisa Jackson in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Wednesday, calling attention to a December 2009 petition that claims Murphy Oil's Meraux, La., plant miscalculated its emissions levels when applying...
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