Chevron Spilled, Abandoned 1M Gallons Of Oil: Suit

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An asphalt refiner has launched a suit against Chevron U.S.A. Inc., alleging that the energy giant spilled over 1 million gallons of oil at the site of one of its Alabama refineries in 1976 and then failed to clean up the mess.

Gulf Coast Asphalt Co. LLC launched a citizens' suit on Monday under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. In the complaint, Gulf Coast accuses Chevron of illegally burying over a million gallons of...
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