BP to pay record fine, send 2 people to the pokey and promise to never ever ever do it again.
http://t.co/Z8bhT1u8 Major disaster, major fines-this is the new mantra.Safety for personnel and environment coming.Will Never happen again!
Hope you've been saving, BP, because you now owe a record $4.5B fine11/15/2012
Two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP has agreed to pay the biggest criminal fine in U.S. history: $4.5 billion. Two employees will also face manslaughter charges. Eleven workers were killed as a result of the April 2010 explosion, when millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico over nearly three months — with catastrophic results for the Gulf's wildlife and ecology. These fines are in addition to a $20 billion fund the company established to manage damage claims relating to the spill, and additional future penalties are possible. Lucky for BP, then, that it has earned a profit of $43 billion in the nine quarters since the spill. [Source]
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What else should BP do to make up for this disaster?