Saturday, December 18, 2010

U.S. Sues Companies for Spill Damages - NYTimes.com

Dichotomies: on the one hand, the feds and military have been cozy with BP, on the other, news that the U.S. is suing BP:
Although the complaint does not specify the damages that the administration is seeking, the fines and penalties under the laws that are cited in the complaint could reach into the tens of billions of dollars.

“We will not hesitate to take whatever steps are necessary to hold accountable those who are responsible for this spill,” Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said at a news conference.


U.S. Sues Companies for Spill Damages - NYTimes.com

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