Volume 85 Issue 36 | p. 30 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 3, 2007

Pollution Controls On Refineries Deemed Sufficient

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Green Chemistry, Climate Change

No further controls are needed on emissions of hazardous air pollutants from refineries, EPA announced in late August. The agency reached that conclusion after studying the risks from toxic air emissions from refineries that have installed pollution control equipment as required by federal regulation. The American Petroleum Institute says EPA's conclusion is a testament to the effectiveness of the emission controls the refinery industry has implemented. The Natural Resources Defense Council, however, says . . .

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