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Groundwater pollution

In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Prods. Liab. Litig.

A district court held that evidence of an oil company's conduct presented at a trial concerning methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) groundwater contamination in New York is insufficient as a matter of law to establish the degree of...

In re Mystic Tank Lines Corp.

The Third Circuit held that a bankruptcy court properly allowed New York's claim for soil and groundwater contamination damages against a bankrupt gasoline distributor. New York obtained a default judgment against the distributor in...

Scheufler v. General Host Corp.

The court holds that under Kansas law a group of landowners and tenant farmers may recover punitive damages in a trespass and private nuisance action brought against a corporation whose salt mining operations polluted a freshwater...