Chevron Wins Ruling Over Tahoe Property Cleanup

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The buyer of a property contaminated by a former Chevron station near Lake Tahoe has failed to convince a judge that the petroleum company breached an environmental cleanup agreement, despite the property owner’s contention that Chevron has not taken appropriate steps to remedy the damage.

On Wednesday, Judge Judge Brian E. Sandoval issued a ruling in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada granting summary judgment for defendant Chevron USA Inc. on the grounds that the plaintiff, GCM Air Group LLC, had not shown...
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