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Weighing the Costs and Risks of Litigation

Posted in Water Law
Citgo Petroleum received a Valentine’s gift of sorts from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on February 14, in United States v. Citgo Petroleum Corporation. The Court affirmed an $81MM civil penalty assessed by the district court for a spill at the company’s Louisiana facility.  The “gift” was the Court’s determination that the lower court… Continue Reading