La. Refinery Stored Petroleum In Leaky Tanks, EPA Says

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched a suit Wednesday alleging that the operators of a Louisiana refinery failed to properly store petroleum in accordance with federal law before and after a 2007 oil spill that contaminated a local creek.

Defendants James Ballenge, Lisbon Processing LLC and Lisbon Refinery JV LLC have violated the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act by failing to obtain the proper permits for its operations, improperly storing crude oil in leaking tanks or tanks with unapproved...
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