Originally posted on http://ift.tt/13mgxE0 :

Holy cow! Read between the lines . . .who knows who.. in this situation? Really $86,000 to a private non profit to replace 16-20 wood stoves? Since when did DEQ get the authority to negotiate established fines and then give the money to a nonprofit to spend?! What's up with this?


Oregon oil train terminal pays reduced fine for 'serious violation'
www.oregonlive.com
Global Partners will pay $102,292 as part of a settlement with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.