A subsidiary of ExxonMobil has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge and pay $6.1 million for a 15,000 gallon diesel fuel spill at an Everett oil terminal in January 2006. ExxonMobil Pipeline Co., based in Houston, was charged with a criminal violation of the federal Clean Water Act in connection with an oil spill into the Mystic River. Under the plea agreement, the Everett terminal also will be overseen by a court-appointed monitor. The plea agreement was subject to court approval, which is expected.
Source: Associated Press
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