Emery Refining Tweaks $230M Project After Enviro Complaints

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT) -- Hydrocarbon company Emery Refining LLC has revised its plan for building a $230 million oil refinery near Green River, Utah, after protests from environmental groups, and it intends to start construction this year, it announced Monday.

The state approved the project in July, but an alliance of environmental groups such as the Grand Canyon Trust filed an administrative appeal with the state's Division of Air Quality, saying the site would be a major air polluter. The company plans to file a revised proposal within 30 to...
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