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Originally posted by Extralien
There it is... $4.5bn fine...
BP has received the biggest criminal penalty in US history as part of a $4.5bn (£2.8bn) settlement related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, in which 11 people died.
BP pleaded guilty..
Should be shut down.. fines don't fix failures
BP has agreed to plead guilty to:
eleven felony counts of Misconduct or Neglect of Ships Officers relating to the loss of 11 lives
one misdemeanour count under the Clean Water Act
one misdemeanour count under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
one felony count of obstruction of Congress
edit on 15-11-2012 by Extralien because: (no reason given)