La. Refinery Stored Petroleum In Leaky Tanks, EPA Says

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched a suit Wednesday alleging that the operators of a Louisiana refinery failed to properly store petroleum in accordance with federal law before and after a 2007 oil spill that contaminated a local creek.

Defendants James Ballenge, Lisbon Processing LLC and Lisbon Refinery JV LLC have violated the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act by failing to obtain the proper permits for its operations, improperly storing crude oil in leaking tanks or tanks with unapproved...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Ballengee et al


Case Number

5:11-cv-01781

Court

Louisiana Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Donald E Walter

Date Filed

October 5, 2011

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.