Judge OKs $4B BP oil spill criminal settlement

January 29, 2013 at 8:16 am in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Continue Reading