BP 'reckless,' 'profit-driven' in 2010 Gulf oil spill, judge rules

A federal judge ruled Thursday that oil giant BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, which killed 11 workers and resulted in the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s decision could force BP to pay up to $18 billion in fines under the Clean Water Act.

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