High Court Won't Hear Exxon's $105M MTBE Appeal

Law360, New York (April 21, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Exxon Mobil Corp.'s appeal of a $105 million jury verdict for polluting New York City's groundwater with the gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether, leaving in place a Second Circuit decision upholding the verdict. 

The high court denied a certiorari petition by Exxon seeking to appeal the Second Circuit's January decision which upheld the penalty handed down in 2009 when a federal jury concluded that Exxon failed to warn people about the dangers of the chemical commonly known as...
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