Calif. Sues Tank Storage Co. Over Diesel Exhaust Emissions

Law360, New York (October 15, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris brought suit Thursday in state court accusing tank storage giant Vopak of emitting significant levels of diesel engine exhaust at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, in violation of state health and safety codes.

Harris' suit alleges Vopak did not give area residents, employees and port users adequate warning of the carcinogenic exhaust emissions at its operations at two of California’s busiest container terminal ports — the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach....
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