Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Requires CITGO To Pay Interest On Fines, Sets Deadline For Restitution

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Requires CITGO To Pay Interest On Fines, Sets Deadline For Restitution

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A Texas federal judge on March 25 amended judgments issued in a criminal pollution sentencing to address the prosecution's concerns about potential restitution to residents claiming damages and to require the defendants to pay interest on the fines he had imposed (United States v. CITGO Petroleum Corp., et al., No. CR-06-563, S.D. Texas, Corpus Christi Div.).

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