BP To Pay 4,5 Billion Dollars For Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The Inquisitr2012-11-15:                      Posted: November 15, 2012 BP plead guilty to felony misconduct today for the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. The oil company will pay $4.5 billion in penalties for the explosion that killed 11 workers and sent millions of barrels of oil into the ocean. Reuters reports that an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon in April, 2010, sent 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The leak lasted for three months and covered shorelines from Texas to Florida. The Chicago Tribune reports that the oil company has agreed to plead guilty to 11 felony counts of misconduct in relation to the

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The BP (British Petroleum) logo is seen at a gas station in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

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