British Petroleum Settlement

The Justice Department announced a settlement with British Petroleum on charges related to an oil refinery explosion, violations of the… read more

The Justice Department announced a settlement with British Petroleum on charges related to an oil refinery explosion, violations of the Clean Air and Water Act, and allegations of price manipulation. Officials said that $50 million of the fine was for charges arising from a 2005 explosion in Texas City, Texas, the first criminal prosecution under the Clear Air Act. They also said the total was $373 million in fines and restitution, and that four employees were indicted on mail and wire fraud charges. The participants responded to reporters' questions. close

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  • Krista L. Edwards Acting Administrator Department of Transportation->Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Peter D. Keisler Attorney General (Acting) Department of Justice
  • Walter L. Lukken Chairman (Acting) Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Gregory Mocek Director Commodity Futures Trading Commission->Enforcement
  • Granta Y. Nakayama Assistant Administrator Environmental Protection Agency->Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
  • Ronald J. Tenpas Acting Assistant Atty. General Department of Justice->Environment and Natural Resources Division
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British Petroleum Settlement

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Program ID:
201803-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2007 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 2007 | 12:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 25, 2007 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2007 | 12:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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