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Arkansas Residents File Class Action Suit Against ExxonMobil for Oil Spill

HeadlineApr 10, 2013

Arkansas residents meanwhile have filed the first class action lawsuit against ExxonMobil for the massive oil spill near the town of Mayflower. A pipeline carrying tar sands oil from Canada ruptured late last month, leaking thousands of barrels of heavy crude into a residential area. The suit seeks more than $5 million in damages for what it calls “the worst crude oil and tar sands spill in Arkansas history.”

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