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PBS NewsHour | BP to Pay Largest Fine in U.S. History, Admit Guilt | PBS

Duration: 11:16
Program: PBS NewsHour #10489
Broadcast Date: Nov. 15, 2012

Two years after a rig operated by British Petroleum exploded, spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the company agreed to plead guilty to felony charges and is expected to pay $4.5 billion in fines. Jeffrey Brown talks to ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten and John Young, president of Jefferson Parish, La., for their reactions.

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Post Date: November 15, 2012