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Friday, August 2, 2013

Activists visit Indiana Statehouse, demand cut in BP's mercury discharges into Lake Michigan

BP received Indiana's permission in 2011 to discharge mercury into the lake at levels nearly 20 times the federal Great Lakes standard. Such mercury variances are allowed under Indiana law.

But environmentalists, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, have expressed concern that a wastewater permit awaiting state approval for the newly expanded refinery fails to require the oil giant to implement technologies it developed that could help reduce its mercury discharges.

Continue...[The Republic]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

First they pollute the gulf, now the Great Lakes. I drink that water from lake Ontario, I don't need those pollutants from another lake filtering into my drinking water.