Hurricane Rita

CITGO and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana Team Up to Restore the Dunes of Cameron Parish Shoreline in Commemoration of Hurricane Rita

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CONSTANCE BEACH, La., Oct. 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Rita’s landfall on September 24, 2005, CITGO Petroleum Corporation  joined with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to lead volunteers in restoring the dunes of Southwest Louisiana’s Cameron Parish Shoreline.

“In the Eye of the Forgotten Storm” Tells First-Hand Stories of Rebuilding Southwest Louisiana in the Aftermath of Hurricane Rita

CITGO Lake Charles Refinery hosts documentary screening and book launch in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Rita
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LAKE CHARLES, La., Sept. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, CITGO Petroleum Corporation memorializes the story of CITGO Lake Charles’ first responders’ efforts to rebuild their community in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita with a new book and accompanying documentary, entitled “In the Eye of the Forgotten Storm.” Joined by community leaders, employees and many others who were on the ground during the storm, CITGO is hosting a screening of the documentary and sharing copies of the book with employees as part of company efforts to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Rita.

CITGO Continues Gulf Coast Restoration Efforts with Tampa Bay Watch and the Southwest Florida Water Management District

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Tampa Bay, Fla., June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 100 volunteers gathered at Tampa Bay’s largest wetland restoration site on Saturday, May 16 to plant native salt marsh to restore critical marine habitats and filter pollutants, thanks to support from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Tampa Bay Watch and the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). School children and community allies planted Spartina alterniflora, commonly known as salt marsh cordgrass, along the Rock Ponds shoreline just north of Port Manatee.   
 

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