Marathon to fund projects in southwest Detroit to settle refinery emissions violations

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Detroit – Marathon Petroleum Co. will invest more than $ 500,000 in community projects and will pay the state nearly $ 82,000 in fines under an emissions agreement signed this week to resolve emissions violations.

State Department of the Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy on Wednesday released the final terms of their agreement with the southwest Detroit refinery that includes an expected $ 539,000 investment in environmental protection for the neighborhood at 48217.

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