04 Sep '12, 6pm

BP thinks the Gulf is copacetic. The government disagrees. Tony Hayward doesn’t care.

British Petroleum is claiming in a civil suit that it’s pretty much done cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico after its massive spill two years ago. The federal government’s response: Fuck that. BP: “Totally finished cleaning this up.” Department of Justice: “Like hell.” In November, Louisiana Eastern District Court judge Carl Barbier will decide if BP’s proposed final damages settlement for those affected by the Deepwater Horizon explosion (pictured above) is adequate. To make its case, the company filed a motion a few weeks ago arguing that the scope of damage was assessed and that substantial progress had been made. Late last week, as noted by New Orleans attorney Stuart Smith , the government filed an objection [PDF], even though it’s not a party to the case. The Department of Justice’s filing is harsh, gutting the BP motion and leaving its entrails in the open air. DOJ sugg...

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