Feds Sue BP Over Failed Oil Spill Tests At Md. Terminal

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 9:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice hit BP Products North America Inc. with a suit Thursday claiming the energy giant failed a pair of oil spill response tests at a terminal outside Baltimore, Md., where it stores millions of gallons of oil.

In a complaint filed in Maryland federal court, the government alleged BP failed to properly deploy oil-containing booms at two unannounced response tests at the Curtis Bay Terminal in summer and fall 2005.

The suit comes as litigation over the massive oil spill at the...
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