Petroleum Refinery To Pay $180K In Civil Penalties For Title V Violation
United States v. Paulsboro Refining Co. LLC, No. 2:17-cv-02662 (D.N.J. Apr. 19, 2017). A settling CAA defendant who violated the requirement to operate three flares at its petroleum refinery in Paulsboro, New Jersey, in a manner consistent with the good-air-pollution-control- practices provisions of both the new source performance standards and NESHAPs, and the refinery's CAA Title V operating permit, must bring the refinery into compliance and pay a $180,000 civil penalty.
The April 2017 issue of ELR's News & Analysis includes a series of articles on "zero-sum environmentalism," examining how environmental law and environmental protection are often portrayed as requiring trade offs. This issue also include an article that looks at improvements in renewable energy technologies and their limitations and economic implications, as well as an article that argues that decisions to exclude an area from critical habitat under the ESA should be subject to judicial review. Another piece presents national and multinational strategies for radioactive waste disposal. And the transcript to a recent ELI seminar on ocean policy and the Trump Administration is included as well.