REFINERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REFINERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Residents to EPA: Restrict emissions at oil refineries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264132-79/epa-emissions-oil-refineries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264132-79/epa-emissions-oil-refineries.html.csp">Residents to EPA: Restrict emissions at oil refineries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY SCHMALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Galena Park, Texas • Environmental advocates and residents living near oil refineries asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force petroleum companies to adopt stricter emissions standards and publicly release emissions data to help reduce communities’ exposure to a cancer-causing chemical. By midafternoon, about 60 people had addressed the federal agency during a hearing on the EPA’s proposal to compel refineries — for the first time — to monitor and report emissions of be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582641322014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:35:34.901-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264132@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:35:34 MDT Op-ed: Refineries continue to cost Utahns their health http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170863-82/health-eagle-refineries-refinery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170863-82/health-eagle-refineries-refinery.html.csp">Op-ed: Refineries continue to cost Utahns their health</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Moench</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.41-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, a fire broke out at the Silver Eagle refinery and burned for 24 hours. As usually happens, the official assessment from all the relevant government agencies and Silver Eagle, was that “this was no big deal, no one’s health was in jeopardy, everyone move along, nothing to see here.” Never mind that the fumes filled an elementary school downwind, and many of the hundreds of kids started experiencing difficulty breathing, sore throat, nausea and headache. Some of them felt too weak to do ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170863@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Utah oil refinery to pay $10K fine for noxious odor release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58143722-78/health-refinery-department-created.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58143722-78/health-refinery-department-created.html.csp">Utah oil refinery to pay $10K fine for noxious odor release</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T21:25:34.763-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Silver Eagle Refining has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine for violating the Davis County Health Department’s regulations when a tank failure released noxious odors into a Woods Cross neighborhood in May. According to a health department news release, a storage tank holding ATB Yellow Wax, a liquid chemical mixture, failed at the petroleum refinery on May 15, releasing odors that created a nuisance in a residential neighborhood for 23 hours. At the time, the South Davis Metro Fire chief said no ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143722@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:25:34 MDT