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Judge okays BP plea, $4 billion penalty in Gulf oil spill

Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line in this file photo taken June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner/Files

Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line in this file photo taken June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner/Files

Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line in this file photo taken June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner/Files
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Storm clouds form near a BP station in Alexandria, Virginia July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

Storm clouds form near a BP station in Alexandria, Virginia July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

Storm clouds form near a BP station in Alexandria, Virginia July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley
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