April 29, 2019 / 7:51 PM / 3 months ago

Mitsui & Co's ITC hit with water pollution charges after Texas tank fire

April 29 (Reuters) - Mitsui & Co Ltd’s Intercontinental Terminals Co faces five environmental criminal charges following a March chemical fire at its Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical storage facility, local officials said on Monday.

ITC was charged with polluting waterways that flow into the Gulf of Mexico, according to charges filed by the Harris County district attorney. ITC could face penalties of up to $100,000 for each of the five charges. (Reporting By David Gaffen in New York and Collin Eaton in Houston; Editing by Tom Brown)

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