Environmental Protection Agency: Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries; Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries for Which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification Commenced After May 14, 2007
GAO-12-1043R: Sep 25, 2012
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new rule on standards of performance for petroleum refineries. GAO found that (1) the final rule finalizes amendments and technical corrections originating from amendments EPA promulgated on June 24, 2008, to the Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries and new standards of performance for petroleum refinery process units constructed, reconstructed, or modified after May 14, 2007; and (2) EPA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.