refineries http://wwno.org en EPA Tightens Reporting Standards For Refinery, Chemical Plant Emissions http://wwno.org/post/epa-tightens-reporting-standards-refinery-chemical-plant-emissions <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. </span><a href="http://epa.gov" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Environmental Protection Agency</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has settled a lawsuit on measuring toxic emissions from refineries and chemical plants. The move comes after complaints by community groups in Texas and Louisiana.</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 54848 at http://wwno.org Oil Refineries Wait For Isaac To Pass http://wwno.org/post/oil-refineries-wait-isaac-pass Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>NPR's business news starts with an eye on oil prices.<p>Isaac is not expected to grow beyond a Category 1 hurricane and that is easing some concerns it could damage oil and gas refineries along the Gulf Coast. Still, several have shut down operations and will probably be offline for a couple days. Depending on Isaac's severity, analysts say gas prices could go up by about 10 cents or so in the coming weeks. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.<p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:13:00 +0000 editor 18704 at http://wwno.org Allen Parish agrees to property lease for refinery http://wwno.org/post/allen-parish-agrees-property-lease-refinery <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">OBERLIN &mdash; The Allen Parish Police Jury has agreed to lease more of the former Arizona Chemical property in Oakdale to a Texas-based company for a $100 million refinery.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:02:26 +0000 The Associated Press 17417 at http://wwno.org