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BP will seek review by US Supreme Court

BP turns to the US Supreme Court for final say in the company’s battle over the compensation claims of alleged victims of the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon spill.

ExxonMobil and Invista fined for Air Quality Violations

Two local Southeast Texas industrial companies, ExxonMobil and Invista, were fined for air pollution violations from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) amounting in the combined total of $100,626.

This was part of a larger statewide effort by the TCEQ. According to the agency, a total of 42 regulated entities were fined $540,711 for a variety of violations.

ExxonMobil’s Beaumont refinery located at 1795 Burt St. was fined $87,500 for one air pollution incident, according to agency records.