Judge OKs BP’s $4B oil spill criminal settlement

January 29, 2013 at 6:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS 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