"Judge Finds Citgo Guilty of Clean Air Act Felonies"

"CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- A South Texas judge has fined Citgo Petroleum more than $2 million after finding it guilty of felony violations of the U.S. Clean Air Act by its Corpus Christi refinery."

"U.S. District Judge John Rainey handed down his verdict and punishment Wednesday in Corpus Christi.

Dozens of residents near Citgo's Corpus Christi refinery testified that they were sickened by pollution from the refinery. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (http://bit.ly/1fTrj6G) reports prosecutors accused the Venezuelan-owned company of not installing roofs on two oil-water separator tanks the company operated between 1994 and 2003."

The Associated Press had the story February 5, 2014.

Source: AP, 02/07/2014