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Company: Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc.
Current Parent CompanySuncor Energy
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Penalty: $760,660
Year: 2023
Date: September 6, 2023
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. resolving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act's fuels requirements at Suncor's Commerce City, Colorado, refining operations. The noncompliant fuel produced by Suncor resulted in excess amounts of hazardous air pollution, such as carcinogenic benzene and volatile organic compounds released into the air and neighboring communities. Suncor will pay a $160,660 civil penalty and has agreed to implement a supplemental environmental project which requires the company to spend at least $600,000 purchasing or subsidizing the purchase of electric lawn and garden equipment that will be provided to residents, schools and local governments in the Commerce City/Denver area.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Colorado
Facility City: Commerce City
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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