Exxon To Pay $25M To End Brooklyn Spill Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2010, 7:22 PM EST) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay $25 million and perform a full cleanup to resolve litigation over a massive oil spill in Brooklyn, N.Y., the state attorney general said Wednesday.

A proposed consent decree was lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, where the case has been pending since July 2007.

The settlement would require Exxon to clean up oil spill-related contamination at its facility in the Greenpoint neighborhood and the surrounding area — oil floating on top...
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