Judge rejects BP motion to dismiss possible negligence finding

03/18/2013 | Bloomberg

A federal judge rejected BP's motion to dismiss a possible gross negligence finding against the company in a civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The U.K. oil major could pay up to $17.6 billion in Clean Water Act violations over such a finding. "I don't see any point in arguing it," U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said.

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