Exxon To Pay $3M To Settle Mass. Emissions Suit

Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 12:06 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay $2.9 million to settle claims from Massachusetts environmental regulators that the oil giant improperly removed several emissions controls from two gasoline storage terminals.

The company also agreed to upgrade air pollution control systems at the two terminals as part of the settlement, which was approved by Justice Frances McIntyre of the Suffolk County Superior Court in Massachusetts on Monday.

Between 1999 and 2001, Exxon made several changes to the vapor collection and recovery system it used to control the...
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