Chicago Rallies Against BP's Planned Expansion

Law360, New York (August 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The mayor of Chicago has said he will consider resorting to legal action against British Petroleum PLC if talks with the company and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fail to keep it from dumping more pollutants into the Great Lakes.

Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday said he plans to talk to the EPA and BP in an effort to convince them not to increase the amount of pollution the company will dump into Lake Michigan, but could eventually take it to court if it is not...
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