ExxonMobil To Pay $5 Million To Government Over Mayflower Oil Spill – 23 April 2015

RT logoIn a consent decree filed before a federal court, subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil have agreed to pay almost $5 million to state and federal governments over the 2013 pipeline breach that spilled crude oil into the streets of Mayflower, Arkansas.

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Wednesday that the pipeline subsidiaries of ExxonMobil will pay $3.19 million in federal civil penalties and $1 million in state civil penalties. They will also take steps to address pipeline safety issues and oil spill response capabilities.

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