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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1989
A federal appeals court Tuesday ruled that Ascon Properties should be allowed to resume its lawsuit seeking about $250 million in compensation for cleanup of Ascon's 37-acre property, a former dump site, near Edison High School. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reinstated Ascon's lawsuit against Mobil Oil Co. and 11 other oil and trucking companies, which Ascon alleges dumped petroleum-drilling wastes and some hazardous materials at the property from 1938 to 1972.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1989
The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to open talks with a major oil company to decide whether the company should consolidate its oil drilling operations at a 2-block site in the city's old downtown area. The 6-month negotiation period approved by the council with South Coast Oil Corp.
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