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BP arraigned in oil spill case, pleads not guilty

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A security man stands guard outside the headquarters building of British oil company BP in London. BP said recently it is in advanced talks with U.S. agencies about settling criminal and other claims from the Gulf of Mexico well blowout two years ago. The explosion and fire aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig on April 20, 2010, killed 11 workers and set off a spill which continued for 87 days, fouling large areas of the southern coast of the United States. AP Photo/Matt Dunham

A lawyer for BP PLC entered a not-guilty plea for the company as it was arraigned Tuesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2010 rig explosion and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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