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Lukoil Faces Property Owner's $150M Gas Spill Cleanup Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 2, 2016, 8:12 PM EST) -- Getty Properties Corp. on Wednesday hit Lukoil Americas Corp. with a suit in New York state court, accusing it of trying to shift $150 million in environmental cleanup costs at hundreds of gas stations that a now-defunct Lukoil subsidiary allegedly leased from Getty.

The suit accuses Lukoil and its executives of failing to address contamination at the stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, so that Getty would eventually have to pay for petroleum cleanup after the parties' lease expired.

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