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CITGO Fined $13M for Polluting Louisiana Rivers

Article: CITGO Fined $13M for Polluting Louisiana Rivers

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana, September 18, 2008 (ENS) – CITGO, a Delaware corporation, pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to pay a $13 million fine for the negligent discharge of pollutants into two rivers in Louisiana in violation of the Clean Water Act. Justice Department officials said the fine is the largest ever for a criminal…