Despite its role in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, energy giant BP remains a key supplier of fuel to the Pentagon, The Washington Post
Citing data from the Defense Logistics Agency, the newspaper said BP had contracts with the US Defense Department worth at least 980 million dollars
in the current fiscal year.
In fiscal 2009, BP was the Pentagon's largest single supplier of fuel, providing 11.7 percent of the total purchased, and in 2010, its contracts
amount to roughly the same percentage, the report said.
The paper quoted BP spokesman Robert Wine as saying he was aware of at least one "big contract" signed by the US military after the oil rig
explosion on April 20 that led to the largest environmental disaster in US history.
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Now, I know that the Pentagon is now a rogue element within our government and they basically operate outside of the influence of the American people
and government, but we should be making noise about this and doing everything we can to ensure that our tax-dollars aren't condoning this kind of
behavior. This is sickening!
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