Exxon 'Valdez' decision prompting big reactions in Alaska

Plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez punitive damages case are reacting with sadness and disbelief to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision. The Court capped the damages at just 10% of the original $5 billion award and pushed the case back to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for a final ruling after the justices split the decision 4-4.

Tune in to Alaska News Nightly this evening on APRN stations statewide for in-depth coverage of the decision and Alaska’s reactions. Or subscribe to the podcast.