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Pace Interns Prevail in Eight-Year-Long Battle with Big Oil 0

Pace Interns Prevail in Eight-Year-Long Battle with Big Oil

Landmark settlement announced with ExxonMobil Corp. for oil spill in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

WHITE PLAINS, NY, November 18, 2010 — The Hudson Riverkeeper, represented by Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic legal interns, announced a landmark settlement this week of federal litigation against ExxonMobil Corp. for the oil contamination of Greenpoint, Brooklyn and nearby Newtown Creek.

The settlement, announced Wednesday by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and Riverkeeper, requires ExxonMobil to conduct a comprehensive cleanup of its oil and related contamination at its Greenpoint facility and in the surrounding community.

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