Exxon to pay $25 million for New York City oil spill

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Exxon va devoir nettoyer un ancien site pollué à New York

Des manifestants contre la marée noire de BP en mai 2010 à New York © Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Exxon Mobil Corp will pay $25 million as part of a settlement to clean up a decades-old oil spill in New York City, the state’s attorney general said on Wednesday.

The settlement, filed in U.S. district court in Brooklyn, requires Exxon to conduct a comprehensive cleanup of its Greenpoint facility in Brooklyn, which includes oil floating on top of the water table and contaminated groundwater and soil.


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