UPHE victory! Tesoro Refinery must have updated permit.

UPHE scored a major victory this week in a lawsuit settlement with Utah’s Division of Air Quality over the fact that Tesoro Refinery in North Salt Lake (and the other four refineries) have been operating for 15 years without their required Title V permit under the Clean Air Act. This agreement, brokered by the Utah Attorney General, now requires Tesoro to submit the proper permit application to UDAQ and have it finalized by the end of 2015. This agreement means that Tesoro will have to comply with the most up-to-date Clean Air Act requirements and that UPHE and the public will have a more complete record of emissions and operations in order make sure they are in compliance. Read more….

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