Shuttered St Croix Refinery Tests EPA’s Air Permit ‘Reactivation’ Policy

February 1, 2023
A Virgin Islands oil refinery at the center of major controversy over its pollution impact on local residents is suing EPA over the agency’s decision to subject it to strict air permit requirements before it can resume operations, in a suit that will test the agency’s current interpretation of its permitting policy on industrial facilities that are “reactivated.” In its suit filed Jan. 13 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, Port Hamilton Refining and Transportation LLLP...

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