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PacerLJ35 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-29-10 08:06 PM
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53. That could be said with regard to any large energy corporation...
What would the prospective business store owner choose now that would be free of any issues?

Exxon? Hmmm, they had a major oil spill...they've had environmental issues in the past too.

Shell? Hmmm, what about the issues in west Africa?

I could continue but you get my point. The average convenience store owner probably only knew BP from the outside in...that is, they projected a green-friendly facade. If they took the time to dig real deep, they'd probably find a pretty even record among all the companies.

Again, you're not punishing BP. You're punishing people that are only marginally related to the company. Had they all known ahead of time that BP had a lot of engineering problems and their emergency response plans were shoddy, etc, and continued to sign on with them, then I'd say you have a point. But you don't.
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