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post #959 of Old 07-24-2010
k1vsk
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Originally Posted by Insails View Post
here you go K1 ..there are fines up to 4300 dollars a barrel...so it is in BPs favor to lie and cover up........now post a link that shows there are no fines...


You doupt people and never post links...

here is a link on the fines...

prove it wrong and post a link...

Special report: Civil fine in Gulf spill could be $4,300 barrel | Reuters

I didn't know that and I admit I was incorrect. It will be interesting to see if the government pursues this clause in the CWA which it has never done previously (to my knowledge) probably because gross negligence is always a high bar to reach even in this case.

I wonder how difficult it will be for BP to defend this civil litigation
based upon a number (spill volume) no one can precisely determine.
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