Settlement reached in Arkansas oil spill case
June 16, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Exxon Mobil has settled a lawsuit over a 2013 pipeline spill that dumped tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into an Arkansas neighborhood.
Attorneys representing 64 families announced the settlement Thursday. They say terms will remain confidential.
Exxon told The Associated Press that it is committed to paying for the cleanup, but wouldn't comment on the settlement's specifics.
Government attorneys have said the rupture caused more than $57 million in property damage to a subdivision in Mayflower, about 25 miles northwest of Little Rock, and Lake Conway.