California's Attorney General has filed a civil suit against Phillips 66 (PSX) and...

|About: Phillips 66 (PSX)|By:, SA News Editor

California's Attorney General has filed a civil suit against Phillips 66 (PSX) and ConocoPhillips (COP) for allegedly violating state law by failing to properly inspect and maintain underground gasoline storage tanks at more than 560 gas stations in California. The lawsuit accuses the companies of improperly handling and disposing of hazardous wastes and materials associated with the underground storage tanks at retail gas stations throughout the state, as well as tampering with leak detection systems.