We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

OxyChem Sues Chevron Units Over Passaic River Cleanup

Law360 (July 16, 2018, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Occidental Chemical Corp. has launched a federal lawsuit in New Jersey against two Chevron Corp. units and other parties, saying they must help shoulder the cleanup costs associated with a roughly 8.3-mile stretch of the heavily polluted Passaic River.

The chemical giant, which has agreed to pay $165 million to design a remedy for that section of the river, on Friday said the Chevron subsidiaries and other defendants are also responsible for the contamination there and have to cover part of the costs that OxyChem has...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.