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2009-08-20 18:06:00

ELK POINT, S.D., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hyperion Energy Center was issued its air permit today by the South Dakota Board of Minerals and the Environment, a major step toward this project becoming the first new oil refinery to be constructed in the United States since 1976. The board voted unanimously, 9-0. "An incredible amount of work and dedication went into getting to this important point," said Hyperion Project Executive Preston Phillips. "We are thankful to those who put a lot...


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