Congressional Reaction to BP Oil Spill Settlement

Representatives Ed Markey (D-MA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA), the leading congressional investigators into the BP oil spill, reacted to the… read more

Representatives Ed Markey (D-MA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA), the leading congressional investigators into the BP oil spill, reacted to the settlement reached between BP and the Department of Justice related to criminal charges and fines for the company’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The 14 charges included 11 counts of manslaughter and one of obstruction of justice. BP agreed to a $4.5 billion settlement which would be disbursed to federal agencies for restoration, preservation, and conservation. Investigations into other civil and criminal charges remained open. close

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Congressional Reaction to BP Oil Spill Settlement

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Program ID:
309483-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 16, 2012

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  • Nov 15, 2012 | 3:10pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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