In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Products Liability Litigation

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20216
No(s). 1:00-1898 (S.D.N.Y. Nov 4, 2015) (Scheindlin, J.)

A district court denied oil and gas companies' motions to dismiss claims that their use and handling of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) has contaminated, or threatens to contaminate, groundwater in Puerto Rico. The companies argued that Puerto Rico's island-wide claims for relief should be dismis...