Transocean to pay $1.4B fine for Gulf...

Transocean to pay $1.4B fine for Gulf oil spill

There are 2 comments on the USA Today story from Jan 3, 2013, titled Transocean to pay $1.4B fine for Gulf oil spill. In it, USA Today reports that:

Transocean, the drilling company that owned the oil rig implicated in the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act and pay a $1.4 billion fine, the Justice Department said Thursday.

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Toronto, Canada

#1 Jan 3, 2013

Ashburn, VA

#2 Jan 4, 2013
And they will be subsidized $1.4 billion dollars by the taxpayers. So in the end the tax payers will pay the fine and suffer from the pollution and toxins in the water. No wonder there is so many dead fish on our beaches.

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