Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CITGO
Current Parent Company: 
PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.)
Penalty: 
$8,600,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
October 6, 2004
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

CITGO agreed to pay a $3.6 million civil penalty and spend $5 million on environmental projects to resolve a Clean Air Act case brought by Louisiana, Georgia and New Jersey as well as the federal government. This was part of a larger $328 million settlement negotiated by the U.S. Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-citgo-petr...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Venezuela
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
government-owned
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
Source Notes: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.