Sunoco Can't Sue US Over Pa. Oil Plume Costs: Feds

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 5:53 PM EST) -- Sunoco Inc., in a bid to get money it says it spent investigating whether its refinery caused an oil plume under Philadelphia, has no right to a waiver of federal sovereign immunity, government lawyers have told a judge in the latest salvo in a long-running contamination case.

Even if the oil company did have such a right, according to Friday's 89-page government filing in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the oil giant has provided zilch in the way of supporting documentation...
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