EPA, Illinois reach refinery air enforcement deal with ExxonMobil

April 15, 2021
EPA and Illinois have reached an agreement with refiner ExxonMobil Oil Corp. to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations at the firm’s oil refinery in Joliet, IL, resulting in $1.5 million in penalties and another $10 million of improvements that the company will invest in to reduce air emissions from the facility. “I’m pleased that the agreement announced today with ExxonMobil will reduce air emissions from their Joliet refinery,” said acting EPA enforcement chief Larry Starfield in an April 13...

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