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May 17, 2023

Posted  May 17, 2023

BP Products North America Inc. entered a record-setting Clean Air Act Settlement with the DOJ and EPA, agreeing to reduce benzene, other hazardous air pollutants (HAP), and other volatile organic compounds emitted from their Whiting Refinery in Indiana. In addition to spending an estimated $197 million in capital investments to improve air quality surrounding the refinery, BPP will pay civil and stipulated penalties of $40 million, invest another $5 million in a supplemental environmental project to reduce diesel emissions in the surrounding communities, and install 10 air pollutant monitoring stations outside the refinery’s fencing. This is the largest stationary source settlement ever secured under the Clean Air Act. DOJ

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