UGI Not Liable For Cleanup At 9 Gas Plants: Judge

Law360, New York (May 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Delving into the complex corporate history of utility businesses in the days before widespread use of natural gas and electricity, a judge has ruled that UGI Utilities Inc. should not be held liable for cleanup costs of nine manufactured gas facilities that have been declared Superfund sites.

Judge Mark R. Kravitz issued an order Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut finding that the plaintiffs, Yankee Gas Services Co. and the Connecticut Power and Light Co. — both now part of Northeast...
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