EPA Takes On CITGO Over Chemical Inventory

Law360, New York (October 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- CITGO Petroleum Corp. has been hit with a complaint by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly shirking its responsibilities to keep an accurate inventory of toxic chemicals at its facilities.

The EPA said Thursday that CITGO's Braintree Oil Terminal in Quincy, Mass., had failed to maintain accurate, complete and timely inventory forms for three years running, in breach of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act.

The inventory forms, the agency said, were intended to provide a thorough log of chemicals manufactured, processed...
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