Chevron, Others Seek Costs For Superfund Site Work

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chevron USA Inc. and ConocoPhillips Co., among others that have collectively paid about $70 million to clean up an Oregon Superfund site, are trying to get dozens of other companies that have allegedly dumped hazardous materials at the site to chip in for past and future costs.

The plaintiffs group, which claims it has incurred millions so far in total costs, filed its amended complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon against Alaska Tanker Co. LLC, Cove Shipping Inc., Manhattan Tankers...
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