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BP skirted safety plan, witness says

Posted: February 27, 2013 at 3:03 a.m.

BP failed to implement a new safety plan on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig even though the company realized a blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was its greatest danger, an expert witness for people and businesses suing the company testified Tuesday.

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