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Refinery Standards Are Fine As They Are: EPA

Law360 (August 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a long delayed review of its oil refinery standards, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that the health risks posed by refinery pollution are low enough not to warrant additional regulations and declined to change its standards.

It had reviewed the refinery policies as per the terms of last year's settlement of a law suit environmental groups had filed against it for allegedly missing its 2003 deadline for the review, which 1995's rules as part of the Clean Air Act had provided happen every eight...
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