Roxana Illinois Conoco/Shell Contaminated Water Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You are a Member of the Settlement Class if you own or owned or occupy or occupied real property in the Village of Roxana, Illinois, within the geographical area generally referred to as the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (“IEPA”) Study Area (the “Study Area”), between January 1, 1986 to August 30, 2017.

Estimated Amount


Monetary relief based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to: the period and length of occupancy on the property; the period and length of ownership of the property; the type of property (residential, commercial, other); if residential, the assessed value of the property; where the property is located with respect to groundwater conditions presented in a Groundwater

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Jeana Parko ET AL v. Shell Company ET AL
Case No. 3:12-cv-00336-NJR-PMF

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Case Summary

The Representative Plaintiff, Jeana Parko, brought a lawsuit against the Shell Defendants and the ConocoPhillips Defendants in April 2012 as a proposed class action on behalf of persons who owned property or lived in the Village of Roxana, Illinois, near the Wood River Refinery (the “Facility”), who claim to have suffered damages as a result of alleged soil and groundwater contamination allegedly caused by releases from the Facility. All Defendants deny Plaintiff’s allegations in the Complaint and further deny that they are liable to Plaintiff or to any Member of the Settlement Class based on the claims asserted in the Complaint. Plaintiff and Defendants have concluded, however, that the proposed Settlements are in the best interest of Plaintiff, the Members of the Settlement Class and all Defendants because of the uncertainty, expense, risk, and delays of litigation. The Shell Defendants and the ConocoPhillips Defendants reached separate agreements with the Plaintiff. The Court has given preliminary approval to both

Settlement Pool