Exxon Dodges Interest In NYC's MTBE Case

Law360, New York (May 13, 2010, 5:24 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has declined to award New York tens of millions of dollars in prejudgment interest, dating to February 2002, on top of a jury's award of $105 million against Exxon Mobil Corp. for polluting water with the gas additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether.

Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's order, issued Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, came as part of a slew of post-judgment motions in a closely watched case that is bound for the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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