Chevron Stays On Hook In Landfill Contamination Suit

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Chevron Corp. has lost two bids for summary judgment in a solid waste contamination suit filed by a holding company against dozens of entities over several parcels of land formerly owned by Chevron adjacent to a landfill in Antioch, Calif.

Judge Susan Illston on Monday denied Chevron's motion to dismiss for untimely claims in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The judge granted in part a similar motion filed by environmental engineering firm TRC Cos. Inc. and investment firm GBF Holdings Inc.,...
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