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EPA issues GHG permits to ExxonMobil, Dow cracker projects

6:56 AM MDT | May 23, 2014 | —Clay Boswell

Rejecting an appeal by the Sierra Club, EPA has finalized a greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit allowing ExxonMobil Chemical to begin constructing a 1.5-million m.t./year ethylene plant at its facility at Baytown, TX. EPA has separately issued a GHG PSD permit to Dow Chemical for the construction of a similarly sized ethane cracker to be located at Freeport, TX. EPA had originally granted ExxonMobil’s permit on 25 November 2013, but the Sierra Club appealed, arguing that the plant should be required to...

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