NJ Gas Station, Transport Service Can't Dodge Spill Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 14, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey gas station's operator and the company that filled its underground tanks can’t duck the property owner's lawsuit alleging they’re responsible for gasoline chemicals that leaked into the groundwater, a New York federal judge found Friday.

U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin denied H.P. Delta Inc.'s and Dhandi Transport Inc.'s motions for summary judgment in the decision, finding that the property’s owner had raised sufficient questions about who actually caused the gasoline spill that allegedly tainted surrounding groundwater with methyl tertiary butyl ether....
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