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Second suit filed against Beverly Hills by Brockovich's firm [USA]

Author: Associated Press, Published on: 2 August 2003

Erin Brockovich's law firm filed a second lawsuit against Beverly Hills, its school district and several oil and gas companies on behalf of hundreds of residents who say they became ill from toxic fumes from a campus oil derrick...The first suit...named 25 oil and gas companies, including Chevron-Texaco Corp. and the derrick's current operator, Venoco Inc. City officials have disputed the allegations, saying that the cancers...are not caused by petroleum or petroleum products.

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Related companies: Chevron Venoco