Martinez Refinery: Supes Approve Plan To Convert To Biofuel Plant

May 3, 2022
Bay City News

MARTINEZ, CA — The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously denied an appeal from more than a dozen environmental groups and individuals, paving the way for the Marathon Martinez Refinery to convert its operation into a biofuel facility.

The refinery was shut down during the summer of 2020, as demand for gasoline dwindled during the pandemic and the company decided to convert to producing more environmentally friendly fuels.

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