Tesoro to Pay $30M to Par Pacific for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations at Hawaii Refinery

Pacific Business News, May 10, 2017

Par Pacific Holdings Inc., which owns Hawaii’s largest oil refinery, has reached an agreement with federal regulators and Tesoro Corp. for alleged clean air violations that happened before Par’s purchase of Tesoro in 2013, the company said Monday. As part of the agreement, Tesoro will reimburse the Houston-based company about $30 million in costs related to compliance of the Clean Air Act at Par’s West Oahu refinery.

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