Developer Sues 2 Oil Cos. For Waste Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (September 1, 2009, 2:55 PM EDT) -- Real estate developer and contractor Green Valley Corp. has hit Caldo Oil Co. and Nella Oil Co. LLC with an action seeking over $4.3 million in damages and recovery of the costs of cleaning up petroleum hydrocarbon contamination in the soil and groundwater of several Green Valley-owned properties in San Jose, Calif., adjacent to gas stations owned by the fuel providers.

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday alleges Caldo and Nella caused and contributed to contamination...
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