District court judge finds BP violated air limits at Indiana refinery

April 19, 2021
A federal district court judge has found that oil company BP repeatedly violated Clean Air Act emissions limits for particulate matter (PM) at its Whiting, IN, refinery, marking a victory for environmentalists in their ongoing legal bid to force emissions cuts from one of the largest air pollution sources in the Chicago metropolitan area. In a recent opinion , Judge Philip Simon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana upholds an earlier recommendation by Magistrate Judge...

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