Chevron Sued Over NJ Refinery Emissions

Law360, Los Angeles (July 13, 2012, 8:39 PM EDT) -- Federal regulators and the state of New Jersey sued Chevron USA Inc. on Friday for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act and state air quality laws with emissions of chemicals at its Perth Amboy petroleum refinery.

The U.S. Department of Justice and New Jersey’s attorney general claim Chevron's facility emitted more than 25 tons of hazardous air pollutants, including benzene, hexane, toluene and xylene, in violation of the Clean Air Act, according to the complaint. The company is also accused of violating New Jersey Air Pollution...
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