EPA Fines Exxon $6.1M For Settlement Violation

Law360, New York (December 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Exxon Mobil Corp. to dole out nearly $6.1 million in civil penalties, saying the company violated a settlement agreement over sulfur content at several of its refineries.

The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice slapped the oil and gas conglomerate with the fine on Wednesday after Exxon allegedly violated a 2005 settlement agreement that required it to monitor and control sulfur content at refineries. The alleged violations occurred at refineries in Beaumont and Baytown, Texas; Torrance, Calif.; and...
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