Chevron Wants $17M From Marathon, Others For Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT) -- Chevron USA Inc. on Wednesday blasted Marathon Oil Co. and a throng of smaller companies with a suit in California federal court seeking more than $17 million for the cleanup of oil refinery waste and other hazardous substances at a landfill.

Chevron USA and Chevron Environmental Management Co. thumped 21 oil, construction and other types of companies for their alleged share of past and future costs related to the investigation and cleanup of the EPC Eastside Disposal Facility, located 15 miles northeast of Bakersfield, Calif., in...
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