By BRETT CLANTON, HOUSTON CHRONICLE
Aug. 13, 2009, 1:54PM
Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines and community service payments under a deal with the federal government concerning violations of a federal migratory bird law in five states including Texas, the Justice Department said today.
On Wednesday, the Irving-based oil giant pleaded guilty in a federal district court in Denver to five misdemeanor charges of breaking the U.S. Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Exxon Mobil was accused of killing about 85 birds including water fowl and hawks in Colorado, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.
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