State, feds hit Exxon for extra $92 million
Authorities site Alaska spill problems from 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill; company says there are no lingering damages in the sound
Jeannette J. Lee
Associated Press Writer
State and federal authorities on Aug. 31 demanded $92 million from ExxonMobil Corp. to clean up oil that has lingered in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska since gushing from the Exxon Valdez tanker in 1989.
A $900 million settlement in 1991 included a “reopener” provision that allows a re....
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