Trying to build a fire under Exxon Mobil to pay interest on spill damages

Three state lawmakers went on record this week saying the State of Alaska should file an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court, urging the court to order Exxon Mobil to pay interest on the more than $500 million punitive damages judgment handed down last month in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case. But a state’s attorney who has worked on the case ever since the spill thinks it’s a bad idea.

Casey Kelly, KMXT – Kodiak

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