Obama Lays Out 'Battle Plan' For BP Spill

Law360, New York (June 15, 2010, 8:35 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night to make BP PLC pay in full for the environmental and economic havoc wreaked by the ongoing oil spill from the sunken Deepwater Horizon rig.

The president delivered his demand for full compensation from BP publicly in his first Oval Office address since taking office, and one day ahead of his first scheduled meeting with top BP executives since the April 20 explosion that caused the spill, which Obama called the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

"Tomorrow, I will...
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