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EPA Investigates Benzene Release At BP's Texas Refinery
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched an investigation into a 41-day benzene release at BP's Texas City refinery, the site of a massive explosion in 2005 that killed 15 workers. The EPA's investigation, announced... Read More

Environmental Groups Say Exxon Violates U.S. Air Laws
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) The largest U.S. oil refinery violated federal air pollution laws thousands of times during the last five years, releasing 10 million pounds of illegal pollution, including cancer-causing toxins, without facing proper fines or being forced... Read More