Chevron Sued For Contamination From NJ Pesticide Plant

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 7:04 PM EST) -- A group of Edison, N.J., property owners last week sued Chevron Corp. in New Jersey court over alleged contamination from a pesticides manufacturing facility the company had operated in the township.

The 12 plaintiffs filed the complaint in the Superior Court of New Jersey on Dec. 12, accusing the company of discharging hazardous materials — including organichlorine pesticides, which adhere strongly to soil particles and are not very water-soluble — into the soil on their property.

According to the suit, Chevron contaminated a 15-acre wooded site it...
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