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Bridgeton, City of v. B.P. Oil, Inc.

Citation: 7 ELR 20357
369 A.2d 49/146 N.J. Super. 169, (N.J. Super. Ct., 12/17/1976)

Extending the concept of strict liability in tort for damages caused as a result of the storage of oil as an ultrahazardous or pollutant substance, the court nonetheless finds that the city is not a proper plaintiff to recover for the expenses of cleanup as part of its governmental functions....

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