Thursday, February 20, 2014

Galveston County Residents File Lawsuit Over BP Gas Leak 1246

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A second lawsuit has been filed against BP after a 2011 gas leak at their former Texas City Refinery. 474 Galveston County residents are seeking $1B in damages. The suit alleges that BP intentionally mislead “the public about the seriousness of a Nov. 10, 2011, leak that continued for several weeks.” The leak released methyl mercaptan and several other pollutants, The lawsuit contends that BP knew their monitors were incapable of detecting methyl mercaptan, but released a statement that “the monitoring had failed to pick up any detectable levels of” the chemical. San Diego personal injury attorney


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