Jul 22, 2004:
Sulfur dioxide emissions at Sunoco Refinery still climbing -- up by 88% since 2000
Rachael Belz, Associate Director, Ohio Citizen Action.
OREGON -- New data show that the Sunoco Refinery in Oregon is sending more sulfur dioxide into the air each year -- a jump of 797,880 pounds between 2002 and 2003 alone. This is a whopping 88% increase of sulfur dioxide emissions since 2000, when the figure was 9,563,400 pounds.
The source for all these numbers is the 2003 Title V Fee Report submitted by Sunoco to Toledo Environmental Services.
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