Caring for Our Coast

Caring for Our Coast

In 2014, the CITGO Caring for our Coast initiative started as a yearlong series of projects focused on coastal conservation and restoration in remembrance Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Today, it has grown into a program to protect vulnerable coastal and inland habitats through educational and volunteer efforts.

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Caring for Our Coast
This year marked the fifth anniversary of CITGO launching the Caring for our Coast (CFOC) program. At its inception, CITGO intended for the program to be a yearlong series of projects focused on environmental conservation and restoration in areas along the Gulf Coast impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Today, CFOC has evolved into an ongoing, large-scale effort across our operational...
Feb 10, 2021 8:30 AM ET
CITGO Honored by Coastal Bend Bays Foundation
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery recently received the Industry Award at the 15th annual Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Awards Banquet at the American Bank Center. The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation presented the award to CITGO in recognition of the refinery’s efforts to reduce waste generation and air emissions.  In 2017...
Jan 16, 2018 10:30 AM ET
CITGO Awards Grants for Restoration Programs in Celebration of National Estuaries Week
HOUSTON, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, CITGO Petroleum Corporation has awarded eight grants to local government agencies and nonprofits in celebration of National Estuaries Week, which took place Sept. 16-23. Through a partnership between CITGO and Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), each grant will fund the organization’s restoration programs, environmental...
Sep 28, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO Renews Its Commitment as Official Fuel Sponsor of First Response Team of America
HOUSTON, June 7, 2017 /3BL Media/– CITGO renewed its Official Fuel Sponsorship of First Response Team of America, helping the organization support communities across the country in the crucial moments immediately following natural disasters. As Official Fuel Sponsor, CITGO will help First Response Team purchase the fuel they need to help communities struggling in the aftermath of a catastrophe...
Jun 7, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Local Students, CITGO Volunteers Join Forces in 41st Street Beach Cleanup in Chicago
LEMONT, Ill., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the third consecutive year, in conjunction with the Chicago Parks Foundation and the Alliance for the Great Lakes, CITGO sponsored a Mid-Coast Cleanup as a part of its Caring for Our Coast initiative. Earlier this fall, students from King College Prep and the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences joined volunteers from the CITGO Lemont...
Nov 15, 2016 9:30 AM ET

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