Exxon To Pay $2.4M Over Leaks At La. Facilities

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 1:24 PM EDT) -- ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to pay some $2.4 million in fines and payments over alleged environmental violations at its Louisiana facilities, including a naphtha leak at its Baton Rouge complex, state environmental regulators said Friday.

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality handed down a nearly $62,000 penalty over the leak in June 2012, and has agreed to a more than $2.3 million settlement payment by the Texas oil giant to resolve alleged environmental violations from 2008 to 2013, according to a statement by the department....
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