Tesoro Can't Shake Suit Over Gasoline Tests

Law360, New York (May 5, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Wednesday declined to toss a Clean Air Act suit in which the U.S. government accused Tesoro Corp. and two subsidiaries of improperly testing their gasoline for aromatics, olefins and other properties.

The decision from U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg dealt with only one aspect of Tesoro's motion to dismiss, which essentially accused the government of double counting.

According to Tesoro, the government unfairly alleged that it had failed to follow certain testing protocols and to properly report its testing. But...
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