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Dept. of Justice considers manslaughter charges against BP

By | 03.29.11 | 2:35 pm | More from The Michigan Messenger

The U.S. Dept. of Justice is considering whether to charge BP managers with manslaughter for their role in the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion that killed 11 and caused the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

The Justice Dept. is looking at whether cost-cutting decisions by these managers warrant More…

Enbridge expected to face criminal charges over Michigan spill

By | 03.07.11 | 10:06 am

Image by: Matt MahurinThe former chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s environmental crimes section said Friday that the oil and gas company Enbridge will likely face criminal charges over its 2010 Michigan pipeline rupture.

On July 26, an Enbridge oil pipeline that runs