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Argentina's Oil Company Gets Sued in US for Water Pollution

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Argentina's state-run oil company, YPF SA (YPF), could face billions of dollars in environmental-damage claims for the contamination decades ago of a New Jersey river by a long-defunct pesticide plant that produced the notorious defoliant Agent Orange in the 1960s. The state of New Jersey is pushing forward with a seven-year-old civil lawsuit against YPF subsidiaries Maxus Energy Corp.