Refinery to pay the state for not meeting enviromental standards
Port Allen, La (NBC33) — Louisiana will be getting a big payment from a Port Allen refinery.
Placid Refining Company will be paying the state $675,000 after the DEQ found the company in violation of some environmental regulations.
The company is also going to pay $225,000 toward a beneficial environmental project to reduce emissions at the facility by about 30 tons per year.
DEQ officials say it will make a noticeable difference in air quality.