If the US Justice Department finds that BP is guilty of "gross negligence," fines the company has to pay would be dramatically increased. BP isn't worried. Now, is this because they truly believe they took all necessary precautions? Or is it because they slipped a bit of money into a few pockets when no one was looking? Just asking...
BP is currently working on changing their safety regulations.
""I wouldn't describe it as an admission of anything," Bob Dudley said in an interview posted on the newspaper's website."
Mmmkay. Whatever you say, boss.
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