Benzene Pollution at Petroleum Refinery Fence lines

Organizational Author Environmental Integrity Project
Date Published 5/12/22
Resource Type Data
Tags Air Quality

Resource Summary

The Benzene Pollution at Petroleum Refinery Fence lines story map provides regularly updated benzene monitoring data. There are four major issues for which the data is organized around: EPA action level, long-term public health threat, short-term public health threat, and actual versus adjusted benzene concentrations. Benzene is a hazardous air pollutant that is a known carcinogen and can lead to blood disorders.

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