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Rhode Island Sues 34 Oil Companies Over Gas Additive Contamination

Rhode Island is suing 34 oil companies for using a gasoline additive that has contaminated groundwater in the state. Democratic Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Tuesday the state aims to recover money for the cleanup of methyl tertiary butyl ether, …

Pennsylvania Sues Oil Companies for MTBE Pollution

Pennsylvania accused oil companies of polluting the state’s groundwater with a gasoline additive, joining states including New York, Vermont and New Hampshire that have brought similar lawsuits. Two complaints filed on Thursday in state court seek damages for cleaning up …

Vermont AG Sues 2 Dozen U.S. Refiners Over Pollution

BP Plc, Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. are among two dozen U.S. refiners sued by Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell and accused of polluting the state’s groundwater with a gasoline additive. Sorrell filed the case Thursday in state court …