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ConocoPhillips settles Oklahoma City water pollution lawsuit

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — ConocoPhillips has settled a lawsuit with homeowners in northwestern Oklahoma City who accused the energy company of polluting their water supply and soil to such a degree that no trees or flowers will grow.

The lawsuit, filed in Oklahoma City federal court in 2016, said ConocoPhillips didn't sufficiently dispose of saltwater overflow from the West Edmond Oil Field.

ConocoPhillips reached a confidential settlement with residents of more than 30 homes in the nearby Clifford Farms subdivision last week, The Oklahoman reported.

"(The) plaintiffs own and reside at (their)...



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