US Bests Exxon's Suit Over Valdez Spill Docs

Law360, New York (December 8, 2011, 9:14 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Thursday tossed Exxon Mobil Corp.'s suit challenging the U.S.' response to multiple requests for records from studies funded by the company's $900 million settlement with the U.S. and Alaska over the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Exxon sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce, hoping to score documents on two projects that Exxon believed were connected with the government's claim for more money following the settlement.

The studies had been funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill...
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