Shell Oil Agrees To Spend $115M To Improve Pollution Controls, Pay $2.6M Penalty

Shell Oil Agrees To Spend $115M To Improve Pollution Controls, Pay $2.6M Penalty

HOUSTON - The federal government and Shell Oil Co. on July 10 entered into an agreement filed in Texas federal court wherein the company would spend at least $115 million to improve pollution control technologies from its industrial flares and wastewater treatment at a refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas, and pay a $2.6 million civil penalty for violating the Clean Air Act (CAA) (United States of America v. Shell Oil Company, et al., No. 13-cv-2009, S.D. Texas).

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