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ID:

706

Date:

2014-11-12

Headline:

Primary Sources: How BP Lobbied the EPA to Let it Continue Being a 'Business Partner of the Government'

Reporter's name:

Jason Leopold

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

VICE News

City:

Washington, DC

Keywords:

BP, Deepwater Horizon, oil, oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, federal contracts, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, confidential business information

Impact:

BP pled guilty to criminal charges in November 2012. EPA then suspended the company from bidding on government contracts. In August 2013 BP sued and several months later the agency reinstated the company.

URL:

https://news.vice.com/article/primary-sources-how-bp-lobbied-the-epa-to-let-it-continue-being-a-business-partner-of-the-government


Agencies:

EPA

States:

AL
FL
LA
MS
TX

Categories:

business
energy
environment
workplace safety


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