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A jury reached the verdict in April 2013 after finding the company liable in a long-running lawsuit over contamination by the chemical MTBE.
The companies’ conduct was “wanton, malicious, oppressive and fraudulent,” the lawsuit said, and they “fraudulently, deceptively and unfairly” marketed MTBE as safe for the environment.
The Vermont Attorney General’s office is suing more than two dozen of the country’s largest refiners of gasoline over the use of the gasoline additive MTBE that it says has caused widespread groundwater pollution.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $105 million verdict against Exxon Mobil for contaminating New York City’s groundwater.
A New Hampshire jury has found ExxonMobil liable in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination by the gasoline additive MTBE. The oil giant could pay hundreds of millions of dollars to clean it up.
Lawyers for Exxon Mobil say the state of New Hampshire is looking for a lot of money and a scapegoat in its lawsuit over the oil giant’s use over the gasoline additive MTBE, the longest state trial in state history.
Testimony has ended in a marathon trial over whether Exxon Mobil Corp. should pay the state of New Hampshire hundreds of millions of dollars to monitor and treat private wells and public drinking supplies contaminated by the gasoline additive MTBE.
Countering claims that ExxonMobil polluted New Hampshire’s groundwater with a gasoline additive, the oil company’s attorney tried to show in court that a state witness’s research indicates that the chemical’s levels decline naturally.
Citgo Petroleum Corp. and New Hampshire agreed to sever the company from an $816 million trial over groundwater contamination while a settlement is completed.
Lawyers for the state of New Hampshire and petroleum giants ExxonMobil and Citgo mocked their opponents’ evidence and disparaged their witnesses for a second day Tuesday as they prepared jurors for a long, contentious trial over the gasoline additive MTBE.