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

Share This Post

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.

Read More…
Photo Credit: Paul Sancya/AP

More To Explore

Joppa, TX – Profile of a Sacrifice Zone

By Hunter Marion. Nestled between the slow, muddy waters of the Trinity River and the noisy I-45, sits Joppa, TX. Pronounced “Joppee” by locals, Joppa

Heatwave Safety

By Leila Waid. September is kicking into high gear, which means the summer season has ended, and fall is just around the corner. While summer