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BP says 220 gasoline stations in northwest Indiana, southern Chicago and Milwaukee received a...

BP says 220 gasoline stations in northwest Indiana, southern Chicago and Milwaukee received a bad batch of gasoline produced at its refinery in Whiting, Ind., after originally estimating the contaminated fuel didn't leave northwest Indiana. BP says it will replace the gasoline and accept claims from motorists who say the gasoline damaged their vehicles.
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  • GardenWeasel
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    wow, it just never ends with these guys, does it? hard to believe they are allowed to keep doing business in this country. didn't we used to have standards?
    22 Aug 2012, 06:42 PM Reply Like
  • Clayton Rulli
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    LOL. atleast they admit when they're wrong, and accept financial responsibility. These traits are rare with companies nowadays. In fact they have more moral charachter than the average person!
    22 Aug 2012, 09:20 PM Reply Like
  • GardenWeasel
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    you're kidding. right? their CEO tried to blame everyone but The Pope for the Gulf of Mexico spill, and they didn't have much choice on the financial responsibility. as for their moral character, from ABC News:

     

    Back in 2007, a BP pipeline spilled 200,000 gallons of crude into the Alaskan wilderness. They got hit with $16 million in fines.
    "The Justice Department required the company to pay approximately $353 million as part of an agreement to defer prosecution on charges that the company conspired to manipulate the propane gas market."
    In two separate disasters prior to Deepwater Horizon, 30 BP workers were killed and more than 200 have been seriously injured.
    "According to the Center for Public Integrity, in the last three years, BP refineries in Ohio and Texas have accounted for 97 percent of the "egregious, willful" violations handed out by OSHA"
    OSHA statistics show BP ran up 760 "egregious, willful" safety violations, while Sunoco and Conoco-Phillips each had eight, Citgo had two and Exxon had one comparable citation.

     

    that's not much moral character where i come from.
    23 Aug 2012, 09:36 AM Reply Like
  • Goeleven
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    ounce more trouble for BP
    22 Aug 2012, 07:06 PM Reply Like
  • Rescue28
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    And the sad part is they can pay everyone, and still turn out a record profit....
    23 Aug 2012, 01:16 AM Reply Like
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