Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Pascoag, Rhode Island MTBE Lawsuit
The citizens of the Town of Pascoag, Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Water District filed a class-action lawsuit against ExxonMobil after the town’s well water supply was contaminated by methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) believed to have leaked from the tanks at a local Mobil gas station in 2001. The lawsuit settled for $7 million in May 2012.
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