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USA Sues BP

HOUSTON (CN) - Federal prosecutors say BP failed to report dangerous leaks at its Texas City refinery for years, before and after fires at the plant in 2004 and 2005. They seek fines of $27,500 a day for each violation between Jan. 30, 1997 and March 15, 2004, and $32,500 per day for each violation March 16, 2004 and Jan. 11, 2009.

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