Tag Archives: Hillcrest
After Decades of Living with Pollution, Relocation Program Offers Corpus Christi Residents a Way Out
For decades, residents of Hillcrest were exposed to chemicals from nearby Refinery Row. With “mixed feelings,” residents are now moving out of the neighborhood.
For decades, the residents of Hillcrest — a poor, primarily Hispanic and black neighborhood on the north side of Corpus Christi — have been dealt blow after...Read More
Housing advocates say Corpus Christi hasn't kept a promise to help low-income residents — who won a major legal fight against the city in 2015 — relocate to safer areas.
Housing advocates say Corpus hasn't kept a promise to help low-income residents who won a major legal battle against the city relocate to safer areas....Read More
In April, the Federal Highway Administration launched an investigation into whether TxDOT was violating residents’ civil rights by reinforcing a geographic ba...Read More
Earlier this month, a federal appeals court dealt Corpus Christi residents a harsh blow, overturning the criminal conviction of Citgo Petroleum Corp. for violat...Read More
Seven years after Citgo was convicted of environmental crimes in Corpus Christi, a federal judge has finally sentenced the company—at least partially....Read More
Six years after Citgo became the first major oil company to be criminally convicted by a jury for violating the Clean Air Act, the company may finally be senten...Read More