"Exxon Mobil CEO: No Fracking Near My Backyard"

"Exxon Mobil's CEO has joined a lawsuit to stop construction of a water tower near his home that would be used to in the fracking process to drill for oil."

"While fracking -- hydraulic fracturing of rock to release pockets of oil -- has raised complaints from environmentalists around the country, Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson's opposition to a project in his own neighborhood is interesting, given how deeply Exxon Mobil is involved in the process.

While fracking -- hydraulic fracturing of rock to release pockets of oil -- has raised complaints from environmentalists around the country, Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson's opposition to a project in his own neighborhood is interesting, given how deeply Exxon Mobil is involved in the process."

Chris Woodyard reports for USA TODAY February 22, 2014.

SEE ALSO:

"Exxon CEO Profits Huge As America's Largest Natural Gas Producer-But Frack In His Own Backyard And He Sues!" (Forbes)

"Exxon CEO Comes Out Against Fracking Project Because It Will Affect His Property Values" (Climate Progress)

Source: USA TODAY, 02/25/2014