Sunoco Settles With Mich. City In Cleanup Costs Suit

Law360, New York (January 13, 2010, 3:45 PM EST) -- Sunoco Oil Inc. has settled a lawsuit brought by the city of Dearborn, Mich., over its alleged failure to pay nearly $260,000 in cleanup costs for a local property contaminated with petroleum from the company's now-defunct pipeline.

Judge John Feikens of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan entered a stipulated order dismissing the case Tuesday, after the parties reached a confidential settlement.

The order dismissed the case with prejudice and without costs, interests or attorneys' fees, as requested by the parties in...
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