No Summary Judgment For Exxon In MTBE Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has lost its bid to appeal a denial of summary judgment in a bellwether case that is part of multidistrict litigation involving claims of groundwater contamination.

Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York refused Wednesday to certify an appeal of her decision in May to deny summary judgment to Exxon Mobil on the claims against a slew of gasoline refiners and manufacturers of methyl tertiary-butyl ether, or MTBE, that allegedly leached from underground storage...
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