War declaration against BP - Take them to the cleaners
Now, we’re getting somewhere. BP was criminally negligent in oil drilling management and safety. The evidence is mounting, and the USA should drain BP of its assets. This circumstance can affect relations with the British Government, but so be it. We must hold them accountable and make them pay.
“Stupak: Oil well's blowout preventer had leaks, dead battery, design flaws
By Steven Mufson and David A. Fahrenthold
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, May 12, 2010; 1:53 PM
A senior House Democrat said that the blowout preventer that failed to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico had a dead battery in its control pod, leaks in its hydraulic system, a "useless" test version of one of the devices that was supposed to close the flow of oil and a cutting tool that wasn't strong enough to shear through joints that made up 10 percent of the drill pipe.”