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Halliburton to plead guilty to destroying evidence in BP spill

• Washington Post
 The oil services giant Halliburton agreed Thursday to plead guilty to destroying evidence during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in 2010, admitting to one count of criminal conduct and agreeing to pay the $200,000 maximum statutory fine, according to the Justice Department.
 
In a startling turn in the three-year-old criminal investigation, Halliburton said that on two occasions during the oil spill, it directed employees to destroy or “get rid of” simulations that would have helped clarify how to assign blame for the blowout — and possibly focused more attention on Halliburton’s role.

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Comment by Stupid Amerkin
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WOW! $200,000 in fines on BP and Halliburton for being criminals and destroying the environment? I bet that will teach em.

 

The propaganda bullshit just keeps on flyin.


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