BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATORU.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIION AGENCYIn the Matter of the Title V Air Operating PermitModification, Meraux Refinery, Murphy Oil, USAMeraux, LouisianaPermit No.: 2500-00001-V5Activity No.: PER20090002LDEQ Agency Interest No.: 1238Issued to Murphy Oil, USABy the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
PETITION REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATOR TO OBJECT TO THETITLE V OPERATING PERMIT MODIFICATION NO. 2500-00001-V5 FOR MURPHYOIL, USA , MERAUX REFINERY
Pursuant to section 505(b) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. § 7661d(b)(2) and 40 C.F.R. §70.8(d), Concerned Citizens Around Murphy
petition the Administrator of the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency to object to the Title V Air Operating Permit (No. 2500-00001-V5
issued on October 15, 2009 by the Louisiana Department of EnvironmentalQuality (
) to Murphy Oil, USA for the Meraux Refinery
‖) in M
eraux,Louisiana.Petitioner bases this petition on comments it filed with LDEQ on August 4, 2009 duringthe public comment period on the draft permit. A qualified engineer, J. Phyllis Fox, PhD, PE,DEE, prepared the technical analysis in these comments. Petitioner incorporates by reference itscomments (including a copy of Dr.
, which it attaches here as Exhibit A.
Concerned Citizens Around Murphy is a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of theState of Louisiana and is
a ―person‖ within the meaning of 42 U.S.C. § 7602(e). Its purpose is to
protect the health, safety, environment, and quality of life of Meraux and the surroundingcommunities in St. Bernard Parish. Concerned Citizens Around Murphy has individual memberswho breathe and are otherwise exposed to air pollutants from the Meraux Refinery.