March 5, 2015 9:30 am -


A former state environmental commissioner charged a top Gov. Chris Christie staffer with having “elbowed” his way into a multi-billion-dollar settlement negotiation with Exxon Mobil. Bradley Campbell, a former commissioner of the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, wrote in an op-ed published today that the Christie administration’s move to quietly settle an $8.9 billion lawsuit with…


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8 responses to Former NJ Official: Top Christie Aide Elbowed Way Into Exxon settlement, Helping Exxon, Harming State

  1. edmeyer_able March 5th, 2015 at 9:43 am

    The amount of the settlement will barely cover the cost of 10 years of litigation and now a new investigation will be initiated to investigate this fiasco. One thing is sure Christie being office is good for trial lawyers and investigators.

    • Warman1138 March 6th, 2015 at 5:10 am

      That’s going to be a lot of lawyers and investigators to cover Christie.

  2. William March 5th, 2015 at 9:43 am

    Annnnnnnnd, the GOP 2016 clown car gets lighter. A LOT lighter.

  3. Suzanne McFly March 5th, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Jersey was pretty much guaranteed the 8.9 billion, yet these thieves settled for 250 million. I cant think of a rational reason why they would agree to such a small settlement. I wonder who is footing the govs Presidential run?

  4. Warman1138 March 6th, 2015 at 5:07 am

    So Christie is pulling double time, working for the state and working for Exxon at the same time. I wonder how much ”help” everyone received on their campaigns and such over the years and if that paid well for Exxon’s investment.

  5. rg9rts March 6th, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Christie has NEVER done a thing to benefit New Jersey unless he got something out of it too. How much do you think EM will kick into the campaign??