Citgo to Pay $19.7M for Louisiana Spill Environmental Damage

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Sixto petroleum's agreed to pay nearly twenty million dollars after a spill in two thousand six at a Louisiana refinery the justice department announced the nineteen point seven million dollar settlement which will go for environmental restoration projects around the Lake Charles refinery waste water treatment facility that's where two point two million gallons spilled into thousand six polluting some one hundred fifty miles of shoreline killing birds and fish contaminating their habitats and disrupting shipping and recreation use of a nearby river and lakes the payment is in addition to ninety seven million dollars already ordered in penalties and fines after six goes wastewater tanks overflowed during the storm I'm Jackie Quinn

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