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Cole v. Marathon Oil Corp.

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit held that the Michigan statute of limitations does not bar a nuisance and negligence suit brought by residents against a petroleum company. The residents brought a class action suit against the petroleum company for...

Alaska: Toxic Substances

ELR State Update Item

H.R. 4024, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Hagy v. Equitable Production Co.

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, affirmed a lower court decision dismissing landowner's negligence and trespass claims against natural gas drilling companies for alleged well water contamination. The landowners failed to...

Tilot Oil, LLC v. BP Products North America, Inc.,

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a property owner's RCRA claim against an oil company for benzene contamination present in the basement of one of his buildings. The evidence fails to establish that there may be an imminent and substantial...

Sullins v. Exxon/Mobil Corp

ELR Case

A district court ruled in favor of the defendant in a property owners' suit seeking to recover damages, cleanup costs, and a cleanup injunction resulting from environmental contamination on their property allegedly caused by an...