Citgo To Fight $1.7M 7-Eleven Deal In MTBE Case

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 3:03 PM EST) -- Citgo Petroleum Corp. said Tuesday it would object to a possible $1.7 million deal between 7-Eleven Inc. and the Orange County Water District in the multidistrict litigation over groundwater contamination from gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether.

Citgo, another defendant in the suit, filed the notice of its intent to object in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. On Monday the court entered an order finding that the settlement had been reached in good faith but later revoked it because the time...
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