Santa Fuel, Buckley Energy End MTBE Fights

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Santa Fuel Inc., Buckley Energy Group Ltd. and other defendants are settling four lawsuits that are part of the multidistrict litigation over methyl tertiary-butyl ether, several months after a jury handed down a $105 million verdict in the MDL's bellwether trial.

Four plaintiffs and four defendants moved to settle the cases on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Plaintiffs American Distilling and Mfg. Co., Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Town of East Hampton and United Water Connecticut Inc....
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