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Judge in Exxon Case Approves Settlement

In an 81 page opinion issued on August 25, 2015, Judge Michael Hogan approved the State’s proposed Consent Judgment in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection v. Exxon Mobil Case resolving natural resource damage liability at a number of sites in the state, resolving years of hard fought litigation. The Court found that, “the DEP applied rational methods in order to estimate total damages and determine what a fair payment would be for those damages” in settlement and that the “Consent Judgment is faithful to the Spill Act’s goals and in the public interest.” The full opinion regarding settlement can be found here.

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