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

  • Aired: 11/15/2012
  • 11:15
  • Rating: E
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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