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Property contamination

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit reversed a Louisiana federal court’s determination that Chevron conceded that it had contaminated a property and must evaluate it and create a remediation plan. The appellate court says this was a misinterpretation of the oil giant’s limited admission, and notes the relevant law allows Chevron to determine whether remediation is necessary. Its plan to evaluate the property without a remediation plan complies with the law’s requirements.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Energy, Environment

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