Rex Energy Agrees To Reduce Noxious Emissions

Law360, New York (April 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Oil producer Rex Energy Operating Corp. has agreed to reduce hydrogen sulfide emissions at an Illinois facility after the U.S. government brought Clean Air Act charges against it.

In a complaint and accompanying consent decree filed Wednesday with the U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Ill., the Department of Justice alleged that excess hydrogen sulfide emissions in the Bridgeport and Petrolia, Ill. areas had endangered public health and the environment.

“The emissions reductions achieved through today’s settlement are evidence of the continued progress we are...
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