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First Amendment for Consent Decree: Marathon Petroleum Company LP, and Catlettsburg Refining, LLC

On June 9, 2016, EPA and DOJ announced that Marathon, under an amendment to the 2012 agreement, will spend $319 million to install state-of-the-art Flare Gas Recovery Systems (FGRSs) that will capture and recycle gases that would otherwise be sent to flares at facilities in Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan and Ohio. Marathon will also spend $15.55 million on projects to reduce air pollution at three of the facilities and will pay a civil penalty of $326,500 to the United States.

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