Chevron Win In Cleanup Suit Survives 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 6:29 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has mostly affirmed the dismissal of GCM Air Group LLC's various breach of contract and tort claims in a suit accusing Chevron USA Inc. of failing to live up to its bargain to remediate contamination at a former gas station site near Lake Tahoe that GCM now owns.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that the record does not show that Chevron breached its agreements and does not demonstrate that Chevron deliberately delayed...
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