Judge Nixes Exxon Bid For Info On $423M MTBE Deal

Law360, New York (June 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down Exxon Mobil Corp.'s bid to uncover additional details about the $423 million deal reached by 13 of its co-defendants to settle claims that they allowed a gasoline additive to leak into groundwater.

Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said Wednesday that Exxon, which is one of a handful of defendants that did not join the settlement, already had sufficient information about the deal to evaluate whether to contest the settling...
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