Sierra Club Sues Exxon Over Texas Complex Pollution

Law360, New York (December 14, 2010, 6:50 PM EST) -- The Sierra Club has filed a suit against Exxon Mobil Corp. asserting the company has been violating the Clean Air Act for the past five years at its oil refinery industrial complex in Baytown, Texas, the largest in the nation.

The environmental group filed its complaint in conjunction with the Environment Texas Citizen Lobby Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on Monday.

With the Baytown facility, Exxon has emitted more than eight million pounds of pollutants into the atmosphere over...
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