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EPA Escapes Suit After Challenging BP Refinery Operating Permit

June 2, 2022, 9:14 PM

The EPA will exit a lawsuit by conservation groups after the agency acted on their petition and objected in part to BP Products North America Inc.'s operating permit for a refinery in Indiana, according to a Thursday filing in a Washington, D.C., federal court.

The Environmental Integrity Project and the Sierra Club told the US District Court for the District of Columbia that the agency’s delayed response to their petition violated the Clean Air Act. The groups said in their notice of voluntary dismissal that the action “has now been fully resolved.”

The Environmental Protection Agency directed the Indiana Department ...