Groups: Supreme Court Should Hear MTBE Case; ‘Trial By Formula’ Unconstitutional

(March 10, 2016, 2:21 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Numerous groups filed eight amicus curiae briefs on Feb. 22 telling the U.S. Supreme Court that it should grant Exxon Mobil Corp.’s petition for writ of certiorari as it appeals the New Hampshire Supreme Court decision ruling that the company should pay $236 million to clean up contamination caused by the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) but overturning the trial court judge's decision to place $195 million of the award in a trust (Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al. v. State of...
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