CountryMark Agrees To $18M Deal In Refinery Air Quality Suit

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 4:26 PM EST) -- Petroleum refiner CountryMark Refining and Logistics LLC on Thursday agreed to an $18 million settlement with the federal government over allegations that the company violated several federal air quality laws at its Indiana refinery.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleged in the consent decree that CountryMark violated the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the Clean Air Act by failing to prevent significant deterioration of heaters and boilers and of fluid catalytic cracking units for nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide.

The complaint also said...
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