Google Faces EPA Probe Over Refrigerant Leak

Law360, New York (May 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched an investigation into a chemical leak at a Google Inc. facility, the Internet giant revealed.

The EPA is looking into a refrigerant release at a Google data facility inherited from online advertising firm DoubleClick Inc., which Google acquired earlier this year for $3 billion, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

Google learned of the EPA probe in February, the filing said, adding that the agency is also looking into the...
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