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BP Doesn’t Want to Pay Full Price for Oil Spill Damages

You may remember, back when the oil was still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico in June, that then BP-CEO Tony Hayward apologized for the oil spill and promised that the company would “make this right.” Actually, you don’t have to remember—they made a TV ad about it:

Wait, sorry, wrong one. Try this:

Yet as it turns out, …

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British Lawmakers: No Need To Ban Offshore Drilling

A report by a British parliamentary committee looking into the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster warned on Tuesday that Britain is not ready to handle a spill of the kind suffered by BP in the Gulf of Mexico, but found that a moratorium on drilling around British coasts was unnecessary because British safety standards are “superior to …

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