Sinclair Oil To Pay $14M For Alleged Breach Of CAA Deal

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 3:55 PM EDT) -- Sinclair Oil Corp. has agreed to pay more than $14 million in penalties and added pollution control measures to resolve allegations that two of its Wyoming refineries violated emissions limits established under a 2008 Clean Air Act consent decree, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.

Sinclair Oil will pay $3,844,000 in civil penalties and spend approximately $10.5 million on additional pollution control equipment and other projects to settle claims that its refinery operations in Casper and Sinclair, Wyo., failed to meet court-mandated limits for nitrogen...
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