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Company: Exxon Mobil
Current Parent CompanyExxon Mobil
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Penalty: $8,500,000
Year: 2008
Date: February 14, 2008
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Exxon Mobil agreed to pay $8.5 million to a group of New Orleans residents to resolve claims relating to contamination caused by offshore pipe cleaning near the Harvey Canal. The settlement amount was cited in a subsequent federal lawsuit in which additional plaintiffs sought damages.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Jefferson Parish (Louisiana) Judicial District Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Louisiana
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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