Reformulated Gasoline Program

Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay up, so said a three judge panel of the Second Circuit late last month. Opening the door to a flood of litigation concerning the gasoline additive MTBE, the Second Circuit affirmed a jury verdict award of $105 million against Exxon Mobil, and in favor of New York City, following an 11-week “bellwether” trial in the Southern District of New York.
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