Judge clears BP's near-$8bn spill payment

2012-12-22 22:05
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Nor does it resolve lawsuits filed by shareholders or others seeking compensation because of a drilling moratorium imposed after the worst environmental disaster in US history.

The incident also killed 11 workers.

Several government probes have already castigated BP, rig operator Transocean and Halliburton - which was responsible for the well's faulty cement job - for cutting corners and missing crucial warning signs.

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