The Post suggests BP was negligent and didn't take care of the pipelines. "They have known about these problems for a long time and promised for many years to fix them, and they haven't done so," said one local environmental lawyer. BP's pipeline had a major leak in March. Government-ordered inspections that followed—five months later—turned up the corrosion. According to the WP, the EPA is launching a criminal investigation.Now let's be fair here.
The Wall Street Journal says the problem may ultimately be wider: Oil companies have tended to underinvest in infrastructure
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