Whiting, Ind. Refinery Clean Air Act Violations (2012)
BP North America agreed to pay an $8 million penalty to the United States and the State of Indiana and invest more than $400 million to install state-of-the-art pollution controls and cut emissions from BP’s petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana. The government alleged violations of Clean Air Act (CAA) in connection with construction and expansion of the Whiting Refinery, as well as violations of a consent decree entered into with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2001.
- Misconduct Type
- Enforcement Agency
- Multiple Agencies
- Contracting Party
- Court Type
- Date of Settlement Announcement