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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

EPA Gets Fresh Backing in BP Suspension Battle

The advocacy group Public Citizen is battling BP's effort to end its suspension from receiving new federal contracts, a sanction that stems from the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

"Public Citizen believes that EPA's suspension decision reflects an appropriate exercise of EPA's express statutory and regulatory authority and will have the effect of protecting the public by preventing expenditures of government funds to benefit an enterprise whose history demonstrates that its corporate practices create ongoing threats to the environment, to U.S. workers, and to the public at large," states the amicus brief filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Continue...

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