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Judge rules BP’s reckless conduct caused Gulf oil spill

A federal judge on Thursday ruled that BP’s reckless conduct resulted in the worst oil spill in U.S. history, according to The Associated Press. “U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s ruling Thursday could nearly quadruple the amount of civil penalties for polluting the Gulf of Mexico with oil from BP’s Macondo well in 2010,” Read the rest here 11:56