Oregon DEQ to fine oil train terminal $117,292

Oregon DEQ to fine oil train terminal $117,292

The Department of Environmental Quality says the terminal near Clatskanie violated state law by moving more crude oil than allowed.

Global Partners has contested the violation at the terminal, called the Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery, and said it plans to appeal.

“The operations at Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery are in full compliance with state environmental regulations,” said Ed Faneuil, Global’s attorney. “We believe the DEQ’s findings are not accurate.”

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