Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CITGO Petroleum Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.)
Penalty: 
$737,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 19, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Houston-based CITGO Petroleum Corp. (CITGO) has agreed to pay a $737,000 civil penalty and to implement projects to reduce harmful air pollution, resolving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at its petroleum refining facilities located in Lemont, Ill., and Lake Charles (Westlake), La.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
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
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.