oil refineries

U.S. EPA Rejects ConocoPhillips Refinery Expansion

Article: U.S. EPA Rejects ConocoPhillips Refinery Expansion

CHICAGO, Illinois, June 10, 2008 (ENS) – In a case that could affect oil refineries around the country, plans by ConocoPhillips to expand its refinery in Roxana, Illinois were sidelined on Friday when an appeal board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency upheld a challenge to the air permit required for the project. The decision…

But What About Outdoor Air Pollution?

Article: But What About Outdoor Air Pollution?

If you’ve read the previous three posts this week, you know all about the poor air quality that many of us are surrounded by in our homes [www.sundance.tv] and cars, but what’s the state of the outside air? A quick survey of the past few years will show that, like many things where the private…