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Saudis lobby to limit liability on additive

Gas agent found in N.E. water

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / May 16, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- A company largely owned by the Saudi government has spent more than $1.5 million since 1998 lobbying Congress to shield the chemical industry from liability for damages caused by MTBE, a potentially cancer-causing gasoline additive that has seeped into water supplies across New England, according to federal documents. (Full article: 1383 words)

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