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Refinery Wastes II

SEA served as a RCRA/CERCLA regulatory and cost expert in a case involving multiple waste management units at a major petroleum refinery. Prepared an Expert Report, which concluded that the costs incurred by the refinery were primarily due to regulatory compliance, management discretion and routine maintenance. Report also concluded that company expected or intended to cause environmental contamination at several other units as a result of its practices. Case was settled in a manner satisfactory to the coverage group.