No. 1:00-1898. MDL No. 1358(SAS) M21-88.

402 F.Supp.2d 434 (2005)

In re: METHYL TERTIARY BUTYL ETHER ("MTBE") PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION This document relates to: California-American Water Co. v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4974; City of Fresno v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4973; City of Riverside v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4969; City of Roseville v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4971; Quincy Community Services District v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4970; Silver, et al. v. Alon USA Energy, Inc., et al., No. 04 Civ. 4975; People of State of California, et al., v. Atlantic Richfield Co., et al., No 04 Civ. 4972.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

May 31, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Victor M. Sher, Todd E. Robbins, Sher Leff LLP, San Francisco, CA, Scott Summy, Celeste A. Evangelisti, Baron & Budd, P.C., Dallas, TX, for California-American Water Co., City of Riverside, City of Roseville, Quincy Community Services District, Martin Silver, Pauline Silver, Laura Silver, John T. Kruso, Dennis A. Kruso, Stephen L. Kruso, Diane K. Crandall, Adrian Kruso, Sacramento County Water Agency, Sacramento Groundwater Authority, Citrus Heights Water District, Del Paso Manor Water District, Fair Oaks Water District, Florin Resource Conservation District, Rio Linda Elverta Community Water District, Sacramento Suburban Water District, San Juan Water District, and City of Sacramento.

Michael D. Axline, Miller, Axline & Sawyer, P.C., Sacramento, CA, for City of Fresno.

Robert Gordon, Stanley N. Alpert, C. Sanders McNew, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., New York, NY, for Plaintiffs.

Peter John Sacripanti, James A. Pardo, Stephen J. Riccardulli, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, New York, NY, for Defendants.


SCHEINDLIN, District Judge.


The California Plaintiffs1 seek relief from the actual and/or threatened contamination of their water supply with the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether ("MTBE"). Plaintiffs assert, among others, causes of action under California Civil Code § 1882.2 Defendants now move to dismiss the section 1882...

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