ExxonMobil Pipeline To Pay $12M Over 2011 Spill Into Yellowstone River

(September 21, 2016, 3:28 PM EDT) -- BILLINGS, Mont. — ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. on Sept. 21 agreed to pay $12 million to the federal government and State of Montana to compensate for natural resources damages to the Yellowstone River that occurred following an oil spill in July 2011 (United States of America, et al. v. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company, No. 16-cv-143, D. Mont.).

(Complaint available. Document #08-161012-005C. Consent decree available. Document #08-161012-006X.)

According to a complaint that was filed along with the proposed consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of...
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