Hunt Refining Company and Hunt Southland Refining Company Settlement
Hunt Refining Company and Hunt Southland Refining Company Settlement Resources
The Hunt Refining Co. and Hunt Southland Refining Co. have agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and spend more than $48.5 million for new and upgraded pollution controls at three refineries, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.
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- Industry Capacity
- Emissions Reductions
- Injunctive Relief
- Supplemental Environmental Projects
- State Partners
- Tuscaloosa, Alabama
- Sandersville, Mississippi
- Lumberton, Mississippi
- Approximately 70,000 thousand barrels of oil/day
- Under 1 percent of U.S. domestic refining capacity
- Nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduced by about 150 tons per year
- Sulfur dioxide (SO2) reduced by about 1,100 tons per year
- More than $48 million will have been spent on injunctive relief through 2011
- Commitment to reduce the number and severity of major flaring events
- Commitment to implement enhanced procedures to reduce benzene emissions and volatile organic compound leaks from valves and other equipment at all facilities
• $95,000 community-based SEP near the Tuscaloosa and Sandersville Refineries, including emergency preparedness, training and equipment for fire, rescue and hazardous materials community responders in Vicksburg, Mississippi and Choctaw County, Alabama.
• $380,000 for additional reductions of volatile organic emissions from refinery wastewater systems.
For more information, contact:
Patrick W. Foley
Senior Environmental Engineer
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2242A)
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20460-0001