Civil trial begins over Gulf spill
BP reckless for profit, U.S. says; firm faults rig partners
Posted: February 26, 2013 at 2:59 a.m.
BP bears most of the blame for the disastrous 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico because it cut corners and put profits ahead of safety, a U.S. Justice Department attorney said Monday at the opening of a high-stakes trial that could result in the oil company and its partners being forced to pay billions more in damages.
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Business, Pages 23 on 02/26/2013