Top court to hear Exxon Valdez case
During news conference in Juneau, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called the Oct. 29 decision a ‘kick in Alaska’s collective gut’
Associated Press Writer
The Supreme Court agreed Oct. 29 to decide whether Exxon Mobil Corp. should pay $2.5 billion in punitive damages to victims of the huge Exxon Valdez oil spill that fouled more than 1,200 miles of Alaskan coastline in 1989.
The high court stepped into the long-running battle over the damages that Exx....
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