Deepwater Horizon, 2 years later
November 28, 2012 9:07 AM Subscribe
posted by Lemurrhea (59 comments total)
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Earlier this month, British Petroleum agreed to plead guilty
to 14 violations of law, including negligence causing death and the Clean Water Act.The formal guilty plea agreement
. A hearing is scheduled for December 11 to get approval by a judge. The plea agreement includes a penalty of approximately $4.5 billion.
In the meantime, the EPA has suspended BP from new contracts
, although it is unclear for how long this suspension will last.