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Western Refining To Pay $2.25M In Enviro Settlement

Law360 (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Western Refining Co. has agreed to fund $2.25 million in environmental projects in northwestern New Mexico under a settlement with state environmental authorities resolving air quality violations at two of its refineries.

The company has agreed to implement a catalyst program by the end of the year to reduce harmful emissions from crude oil operations at refineries in Bloomfield and Gallup, N.M., the New Mexico Environment Department said Tuesday.

The agreement is a revision to a 2005 order between the department and Giant Industries, which sold...
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