UGI Wins Exit From Frontier Suit Over Maine Cleanup

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 6:22 PM EST) -- A federal judge has adopted a recommendation to release UGI Utilities Inc. from a lawsuit filed by Frontier Communications Co., which paid $7.6 million to clean up tar contamination in a Maine river and sued nearly a dozen companies it said were also liable.

Judge George Z. Singal of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine on Friday signed off on a magistrate judge's grant of summary judgment to UGI, arguing that its predecessor company did not exercise enough control over the contaminated site...
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