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ExxonMobil seeks dismissal of Mayflower oil spill suits

Residents sued the company after a ruptured pipeline spilled thousands of barrels of oil into the central Arkansas city

ExxonMobil Corp. is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Arkansas residents who claim their property values and health suffered after a March 29 oil spill.

Townspeople in Mayflower claim that some of them have suffered headaches, nausea, chest pain and other ailments following a pipeline rupture that dumped thousands of barrels of oil into the central Arkansas town. Many have also sued for alleged loss of property value.

Alanna Byrne

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