Shell, Others Take $92M Fuel Cleanup Fight To Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 4:36 PM EST) -- Shell Oil Co. and others announced Wednesday that they're appealing to the U.S. Federal Circuit a recent decision that released the U.S. from $92 million in cleanup cost obligations at sites contaminated with aviation fuel from World War II.

Shell, Atlantic Richfield Co., Texaco Inc. and Union Oil Co. say they will ask the appeals court to review the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' Jan. 14 order rejecting the oil companies’ contention that their contracts with the government contained language in which the U.S. promised to...
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