BP ruled liable for $1.7 million fine
Alaska judge clears way for state to seek four times the amount for 212,252-gallon crude oil spill in Prudhoe Bay field in 2006
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A state judge has ruled that BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. is liable for a civil penalty of nearly $1.7 million in connection with a large oil spill in the Prudhoe Bay field.
The ruling marks a modest victory for the state in its lawsuit seeking huge damages for pipeline leaks in 2006, one of which r....
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‘Enhanced penalty’ possible
Federal suit pending
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