EPA Demands Cleanup After Puerto Rican Refinery Fire

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 5:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Caribbean Petroleum Refinery LP to continue the cleanup at a refinery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, after an explosion in October caused a fire that lasted for days and an oil spill that threatened nearby wetlands and water bodies.

The order comes after a contractor Caribbean Petroleum hired to clean up the mess walked off the job last week, the EPA said Thursday. It was the second time that a contractor quit working at the site, which is being overseen...
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