BP Pleads Guilty to 14 Charges in 2010 Oil Spill

BP Pleads Guilty to 14 Charges in 2010 Oil Spill
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POSTED: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 12:28pm

UPDATED: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 12:30pm

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that oil giant BP has pleaded guilty to 14 criminal charges. This included a dozen felony charges, stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The company agreed to pay $4 billion in fines and penalties.

  

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