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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: EPA and Partners Announce Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline Settle Oil Spill Violations with $5M Civil Penalty

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

In the latest joint federal-state Clean Water Act enforcement action, Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and to implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and state environmental laws by Sunoco and Mid-Valley Pipeline Company stemming from three crude oil spills in 2013, 2014, and 2015, in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.

EPA's regional haze rule beaten back by lawsuit

By Dawn Geske | Feb 24, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – After a federal appeals court put a stay on the Environmental Protection Agency's regional haze regulations in Texas and Oklahoma, the agency announced last year it was dropping the issue.

Louisiana waiting for feds' response to EPA ozone regulation suit

By Dawn Geske | Jun 20, 2016

WASHINGTON –  Louisiana is among a coalition of states awaiting a response from federal attorneys to its opening brief in a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new ozone limits.

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