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Shell To Pay $10M To Reduce Excessive Emissions From Industrial Flares

(February 13, 2018, 9:09 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — Shell Chemical LP on Feb. 12 entered into a consent decree in Louisiana federal court with the government and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) in which the company agreed to spend $10 million to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the use of four industrial flares at its Norco, La., facility (United States of America, et al. v. Shell Chemical LP, No. 18-cv-104, E.D. La.).

(Complaint available.  Document #08-180309-007C.  Consent decree available.  Document #08-180309-008X.)

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