Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Palin: Exxon Should Pay Up For Valdez

According to the, Governor Sarah Palin today encouraged Exxon Mobil to pay the $507 million in punitive damages plus interest awarded by the U.S. Supreme Court to plaintiffs in the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill lawsuit. The Governor has directed Attorney General Talis Colberg to write a letter to Exxon requesting prompt payment of the punitive damages to the 32,000 plaintiffs in the case.

1 comment:

fisherman said...

507 million isnt going to save the fisherman on Alaskas coast.

The original multi billion dollar settlement would have at least allowed them to live for a couple of years and train for new jobs.

Govenor Palin should be standing up for our fisherman and our environment. Not the oil companies.