A New Hampshire jury says Exxon Mobil (XOM +0.7%) should pay $236M in damages after finding the...

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

A New Hampshire jury says Exxon Mobil (XOM +0.7%) should pay $236M in damages after finding the company negligent when it added MTBE to gasoline and contaminated the state’s drinking water. XOM had maintained it was complying with a federal mandate to reduce air pollution when it added MTBE to gasoline, and that the chemical hadn’t harmed anyone.