Boothbay, Town of v. Getty Oil Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20164
No(s). 99-1046 (1st Cir. Oct 21, 1999)

The court holds that under Maine law, the doctrine of res judicata bars a town from suing a gasoline company for environmental damage affecting the town's water supply insofar as the state previously litigated and settled claims against the same company for the same environmental damage. The court f...