State vs. BP penciled in for 2011 trial
Civil suit seeks potential $1 billion in back taxes, damages for 2006 pipeline leaks at Prudhoe Bay; trial could last three months
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Lawyers for the state and BP are proposing a late 2011 trial date for a lawsuit in which the state is seeking potentially $1 billion in back taxes and other collections from the oil company in connection with North Slope oil spills three years ago.
The opposing attorneys jointly specified the trial....
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Federal case also pending
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