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The U.S. Justice Department is ramping up its rhetoric against BP PLC for the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, laying out in a new court filing examples of what it calls "gross negligence and willful misconduct."
The filing is the sharpest position yet taken by the U.S. government as it seeks to hold the British oil giant largely responsible for the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
"The behavior, words, and actions of these BP executives would not be tolerated in a middling size company manufacturing dry goods for sale in a suburban mall," government lawyers wrote in t
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
One thing is for sure is that I would like to see everyone who had a part in this disaster, including those who lied and did not compensate the victims and the environment to be held accountable for their actions, this includes the US government. I find their accusation towards BP to be very hypocritical since they were part of the problem since the very beginning.
I fear that at some point Industrial and Corporate Giants will soon have enough power and influence to disregard what any nation tells them to do.
Originally posted by TheMindWar
This is all hot air by the feds plain and simple. BP should be totally stripped, completely sold off and the money should be plowed into the cleanup and the residents.
Originally posted by underduck
Does my post look odd to the rest of you?
Is there an easy fix that any of you know of?