Surprise! BP Would Rather Pay A Few Million In Fines Than Billions

Surprise! BP Would Rather Pay A Few Million In Fines Than Billions

Oh, silly BP! Of course you want to be fined by the day and not by the millions and millions of gallons of oil you spilled into the Gulf of Mexico! The big bad oil guys have asked the U.S. government to levy their fines for the April 20, 2010 oil spilled based on the days the Deepwater Horizon rig spewed black stuff into the water, not how many barrels of crude oil it gushed. [More]