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      05-05-2010, 12:06 PM   #27

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Originally Posted by HoustonScott View Post
Hey here is a little thing Obama has forgotten to tell you.....Remember when he said BP is responsible and will be paying the bill....What guess what the law says.....

While it's true that the federal Oil Pollution Act, enacted in 1990 in response to the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska, makes BP responsible for cleanup costs, the law caps the company's liability for economic damages such as lost wages, shortened fishing seasons or lagging tourism at $75 million!

Obama didn't forget to tell anyone. Why do you think he is pushing congress to inact a bill that will raise the limit to 10 billion?