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ExxonMobil slammed for Everett spill

US decries negligence, sets $6.1m in penalties

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / December 24, 2008

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A wholly owned subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $6.1 million in fines and plead guilty to a criminal charge in response to a 15,000-gallon diesel fuel spill at an Everett oil terminal - a mess that federal authorities said was caused, in part, by the company's failure to replace a $2 metal coupling. (Full article: 805 words)

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