State reaches $1.8M settlement with 3 gas refiners over soil, water contamination

PROVIDENCE – The state has resolved its lawsuit against three large gasoline refiners alleging they caused local soil and groundwater to be polluted, in which the state will receive about $1.8 million in compensation, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Thursday. The state back in 2016 filed a lawsuit that alleged Chevron Corp., Irving…

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