Supreme Court Denies Exxon’s Challenge To MTBE Ruling In New Hampshire Cost Feud
Mealey's (May 16, 2016, 11:35 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on May 16 denied certiorari to Exxon Mobil Corp. (EMC) in its dispute with the State of New Hampshire regarding cleanup costs for groundwater contamination from methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), refusing to hear the company’s argument that it had been deprived of due process (Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al. v. State of New Hampshire, No. 15-933, U.S. Sup.).
In 2003, New Hampshire sued EMC and 15 other makers of MTBE-containing gasoline, seeking to monitor and remediate groundwater...