30 Sep '16, 1pm

Exxon Sued Again, This Time for Polluting Mystic River via @EcoWatch

Exxon Sued Again, This Time for Polluting Mystic River via @EcoWatch

ExxonMobil is facing a first-of-its-kind lawsuit for failing to account for the risks from climate change to its fuel storage terminal outside Boston. The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) claims that sea level rise and accompanying storm surges could damage the facility and lead to further pollution of the Mystic River. Photo of ExxonMobil's Everett facility on the Mystic River in Massachusetts. Conservation Law Foundation "Communities were put in danger and remain in danger, all to cut costs for one of the most profitable corporations in the world," CLF president Bradley Campbell said . "It's time to make Exxon answer for decades of false statements to the public and to regulators and ensure that its Everett facility meets its legal obligation to protect thousands of people and the Boston Harbor estuary from toxic water pollution." Exxon is already under investigation by...

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/exxon-lawsuit-mystic-river-202441...

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