United States v. Exxon Corp.

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20046
No(s). 3:91-cv-00082 (D. Alaska Feb 15, 2012) (Holland, J.)

A district court denied an oil company's motion to enforce a 1991 consent decree entered into in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. The decree expressly released the company from cleanup obligations following the decree's entry. But it also contained a "reopene...