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BP Suspension: What’s Behind Door Number Two? →

Now that oil company BP has been suspended from federal contracting, who is going to step into the breach and become the Pentagon’s top fuel supplier? More importantly, how much more ethical and responsible will BP’s replacement be? Read more on the POGO blog.

After paying largest criminal fine ever, BP will still receive federal contracts →

Despite paying $4.5 billion, including a record $1.26 billion criminal fine, BP will not be prohibited from receiving future government contracts because it is too big to debar. Federal contractors of a certain size get a pass on fraudulent or even criminal actions because the government relies so heavily on their services. Read more at Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Did the BP spill kill 101 dolphins? Actually, it probably killed 50 times that. MJ’s Julia Whitty explains how the calculations were done…and how they should have been done.