Sign the Petition Demanding the EPA Ban BP from Federal Contracts
Last month, the EPA struck a deal with BP to resolve its suspension based on the corporation’s role in the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and the worst oil spill disaster in the history of the U.S.
Now Public Citizen has compiled a list of new conduct that provides ample cause to suspend this chronic offender.
We are calling on the EPA to stop letting BP off the hook by using the tools intended to hold bad corporate actors accountable.
Add Your Name to the Petition Below, Which Will Be Delivered to the EPA Headquarters on April 18
We the undersigned, ask that the Environmental Protection Agency immediately take all necessary steps to suspend or debar BP p.l.c. and its subsidiaries for not being a responsible party.
BP’s entire operations — from exploration, to refining, to fuel transport, to commodity trading — have violated federal laws. In fact, the corporation is currently being investigated for Clean Water Act violations related to an oil spill from Whiting Refinery into Lake Michigan. And the latest offenses by BP, including polluting a Chicago neighborhood with petrocoke, allegedly scamming the state of Minnesota and charging a fee to Oregonian consumers who use debit cards to pay for gas without alerting them, warrant banning the corporation from doing business with the U.S. government.
BP’s aggregate record of wrongdoing evidences a lack of business integrity that appears to put the public’s interest at risk. Therefore, we urge the EPA to act immediately to suspend and debar BP and its subsidiaries.
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