Amici: Water Agency Lacks Exclusive Possession Of Groundwater In MTBE Dispute

(July 1, 2016, 11:45 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A group of oil and gasoline companies on June 15 filed a joint amicus curiae brief in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals contending that it should not reverse a res judicata order from a district court in California in a groundwater contamination case involving methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and should defer ruling on issues of trespass and the statute of limitations (In Re: Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Products Liability Litigation: Orange County Water District v. Texaco Refining and Marketing Inc....
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