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Citizens Sue Shell’s Deer Park Site

12:27 PM MST | January 21, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit on behalf of local residents against Shell’s Deer Park, TX refining and petrochemical complex, alleging that state air regulators have not been effective in enforcing restrictions on air emission from the plant. The Sierra Club (Washington) and Environment Texas (Houston) say the state failed to limit the facilities’ accidental releases. The state levied some fines for unplanned air releases at Deer Park between 2003 and 2007, but Shell factored the fines into the cost of operating the units, the...

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