Pa. College Beats Cleanup Claim In Heating Oil Spill

Law360, Philadelphia (September 20, 2013, 6:47 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge said Thursday there was no evidence that a heating oil leak Ursinus College’s campus posed an imminent threat to health or the environment and shot down a proposed injunction aimed at forcing the school to study the course of the material’s seepage.

U.S. District Court Judge Gene Pratter ruled that Tri-Realty Co., which owns an apartment complex directly downhill from the Ursinus campus, did not have adequate evidence to show that heating oil that had seeped into a company-owned ravine known as...
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Case Title

TRI-REALTY COMPANY v. URSINUS COLLEGE


Case Number

2:11-cv-05885

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Environmental Matters

Judge

GENE E.K. PRATTER

Date Filed

September 16, 2011

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