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Colorado refinery to pay $9 million for air violations

 


DENVER (AP) — The Canada-based owner-operator of a Denver-area oil refinery will pay $9 million to settle air quality violations dating to 2017, state officials announced Friday.

The settlement with Calgary-based Suncor Energy is the biggest leveled by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to resolve air pollution violations.

The Colorado Sun reports the settlement was announced by John Putnam, the agency's environmental director, at a news conference.

Suncor's Commerce City refinery produces about a third of gasoline used by motor vehicles in Colorado and most of the j...



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