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Exxon Says EPA Seeking Fines for West Virginia Water Pollution

May 03, 2012

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM:US) said it expects the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to seek fines in excees of $100,000 for alleged water pollution at three well sites in West Virginia.

The incidents involved Exxon’s XTO Energy unit, according to a public filing today. The agency issued three administrative orders to the company between June 23 and Feb. 29, according to the filing.

To contact the reporter on this story: Joe Carroll in Chicago at jcarroll8@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tina Davis at tinadavis@bloomberg.net


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