Gallery: Federal Government Claims BP Chose Money Over Safety in First ...


This morning the Federal Government kicked off the first day of the BP oil spill trial by stating that the disaster, which caused millions of gallons of oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, was caused by the company putting profits before safety. Justice Department attorney Mike Underhill went on to accuse BP of cultivating a “culture of corporate recklessness.” The trial will further investigate the rig that caused the catastrophic spill to decide how many billions of dollars BP will have to pony up for the incident.

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