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    Tesoro Hawaii Fined by State Air Pollution Control

    Refinery pays $2,300 fine for failing to conduct a test.

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Tesoro Hawaii was one of four Hawaiian companies recently fined for violations by the state Health Department’s Clean Air Branch, which is responsible for air pollution control in the state.

    According to the Honolulu Advertiser, Tesoro Hawaii Corp. paid a $2,300 fine for failing to perform a sulfur dioxide test, specifically a relative accuracy test audit for its sulfur recovery unit tail gas incinerator sulfur dioxide continuous emissions monitoring system in the third quarter of 2007. The violation was discovered during a records review on Feb. 8, of the oil refinery located in Kapolei.

    The other companies cited for fines up to $6,500 each were Earthworks Pacific Inc., Goodfellow Brothers Inc. and Meadow Gold Dairies Inc.

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