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Jones v. Texaco, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20517
Nos. H-96cv0015, 945 F. Supp. 1037/(S.D. Tex., 11/13/1996)

The court holds that the owners of a contaminated site may not recover damages for negligence, gross negligence, or strict liability from an oil company that previously owned the site and used it to dispose of oil-field waste. The court first holds that Texas' two-year statute of limitations for property-damage suits bars the owners' claims....

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