Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Federal Appeals Court Denies Restitution In Criminal Pollution Case

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Federal Appeals Court Denies Restitution In Criminal Pollution Case

NEW ORLEANS - Residents of a polluted Corpus Christi, Texas, neighborhood seeking $55 million in restitution as part of CITGO Petroleum Corp.'s and a subsidiary's sentencing for criminal violations were denied a writ of mandamus in the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 23 (United States v. CITGO Petroleum Corp., et al., No. 14-4-5-5, 5th Cir.).

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