In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Products Liability Litigation

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20033
No(s). 1:00-1898 (S.D.N.Y. Feb 6, 2014) (Scheindlin)

A district court dismissed New Jersey's claims against an oil company for groundwater contamination stemming from the company's use and handling of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). The state failed to allege that the company supplied gasoline at the site at issue. In light of the importance of si...