May 31, 2010

t r u t h o u t: BP May face Negligent homocide charges

From Truthout:

Like previous BP-related disasters in Alaska and Texas, evidence has emerged that appears to show BP knowingly cut corners on maintenance and safety on Deepwater Horizon's operations, which, according to blogger bmaz, who writes about legal issues at Emptywheel, could amount to criminal violations of the Clean Water Act. Additionally, because people were killed, BP and company officials could also face prosecution for negligent and reckless homicide.


Wouldn't that be nice? I'd like to see their corporate charter revoked.

Read the entire article here.