Port nears deal on bulk oil cleanup

Port nears deal on bulk oil cleanup

Source: https://www.dailyastorian.com/, March 25, 2020
By: Edward Stratton

The Port of Astoria is nearing the settlement of a multidecade argument on how to clean up historical petroleum contamination along the central waterfront.

The Port Commission will likely vote at its next meeting to accept a $2.9 million settlement with McCall Oil & Chemical Corp. and ExxonMobil. The other option is to take the oil companies to court for a better deal, a course the Port’s attorneys have advised against. Read more.

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