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Federal judge allows suit over groundwater contamination to proceed

Maryland’s lawsuit to redress the contamination of its waters with a gasoline additive can proceed after a federal judge denied the majority of motions to dismiss. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander ruled on multiple motions to dismiss on Sept. 4. She ...

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Wholesale companies cut inventories but sales rise

WASHINGTON — Wholesale businesses in the U.S. reduced their stockpiles in September for the first time in nearly two years, while their sales rose. Inventories at the wholesale level fell 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. It was the ...

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Sunoco to sell refineries

NEW YORK — Sunoco Inc. says it’s getting out of the refining business. The Philadelphia company, which owns two refineries in Pennsylvania, says refining oil into gasoline and other fuels has yielded disappointing returns. It plans to sell those refineries ...

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