United States v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 21093
No(s). C-06-563 (S.D. Tex. Sep 14, 2012) (Rainey, J.)

A district court held that 15 community members of Corpus Christi, Texas, are victims under the Crime Victims Rights Act (CVRA) for environmental crimes committed by a petroleum refining company. The company was convicted of two counts of criminally violating the CAA at its refinery. The court previ...