Exxon's Spill Claims Don't Hold Water, Key House Dem Says

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The House Natural Resources Committee's top Democrat on Tuesday blasted ExxonMobil Corp.'s handling of the recent oil spill from its Pegasus pipeline, claiming the energy giant's response to the accident was inadequate and that it attempted to hide the fact that the oil spilled was from Canadian tar sands.

Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., issued a statement blasting ExxonMobil's response to the March 29 pipeline rupture that leaked thousands of gallons of oil into a Mayflower, Ark., neighborhood, saying it was slow and didn't fully and quickly...
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