Exxon To Pay $11.5M To End 2 Water Contamination Suits

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A Rhode Island state judge approved Exxon Mobil Corp.'s $7 million settlement to resolve a class action by Pascoag, R.I., residents after a cancer-causing gasoline additive leached into the town's water supply, an attorney said Thursday, the same day Exxon agreed to pay $4.5 million to end a similar suit in California.

The Rhode Island deal closes nearly a decade of courtroom back-and-forth over the contaminated water, which sickened residents and forced Pascoag to pipe in water from a neighboring town and abandon its own sullied...
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Case Information

Case Title

Crescenta Valley Water District v. Exxon Mobil Corporation et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Josephine L. Staton

Date Filed

April 20, 2007

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