BP Fined $87 Million for 2005 Refinery Blast

There are 2 comments on the Oct 31, 2009, www.nytimes.com story titled BP Fined $87 Million for 2005 Refinery Blast. In it, www.nytimes.com reports that:

after 2005 explosion that killed 15 workers problems remain

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the largest fine in its history on Friday, $87 million in penalties against the oil giant BP for failing to correct safety problems identified after a 2005 explosion that killed 15 workers at its Texas City, Tex., refinery.

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community idiot

Palm Bay, FL

#1 Oct 31, 2009
so fining one source of gas is good

did anyone think about what the fines were going to be used for?

then you all sit there and wonder why the price of gas goes up

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Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#2 Oct 31, 2009
community idiot wrote:
so fining one source of gas is good
did anyone think about what the fines were going to be used for?
then you all sit there and wonder why the price of gas goes up
Fines are applied to profit.

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