EPA Hits Exxon Mobil With RCRA Toxic Waste Fine

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Oil Corp. has agreed to spend $150 million to close hazardous waste impoundments at a mineral processing facility in Texas and pay a $100,000 civil penalty for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

A consent agreement detailing the civil penalty was filed Monday in an EPA administrative proceeding in Dallas.

Exxon used to own the 509-acre site in Pasadena, Texas, and retained closure and post-closure responsibility for the site's massive waste impoundments when it sold the...
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