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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-29-11 06:18 AM
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Criminal charges mulled in BP rig blast: report
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Source: CBS News

The Justice Department is said to be considering filing the first criminal charges in its probe of the Gulf oil spill case.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the charges would be brought against employees of British oil giant BP.

An explosion on the Deep Water Horizon oil rig in 2010 killed 11 workers and led to a massive oil spill - of almost five billion barrels. It was the worst offshore oil spill ever in the U.S.

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