Suspend BP, Protect the Public Interest

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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5850 7 days ago Mark West Big oil has refused to develop appropriate emergency response technology that would be able to adequately mitigate environmental disasters when they. Note I am not using "may" because if there is o...
5849 1 week ago Lynne Banta
5848 2 weeks ago Vicki Bianchi
5847 2 weeks ago Mary Simmons
5846 3 weeks ago Reba B. Big Oil has not improved their technology for dealing with oil spills one iota, while putting huge investments into new technology for retrieving oil from difficult places. Until they have put as m...
5845 3 weeks ago Virgil Alley
5844 3 weeks ago Tracy Cole
5843 3 weeks ago Alan Fleischner
5842 4 weeks ago pamela clutts
5841 1 month ago Carolyn Blaso
5840 1 month ago Thomas V. Connor
5839 1 month ago Paul and Mary Davidson BP has messedup badly and because of poor internal checking and then inadequate cleanup.

We are too trusting.
5838 1 month ago Nikki McCoy If the government imposed meaningful consequences on this company that affected their bottom line, they might actually do something about it. Rewarding bad behavior will only guarantee more bad beha...
5837 1 month ago Robert Swiatek
5836 1 month ago Carmen Alvarado
5835 1 month ago Patricia Deluca
5834 1 month ago Deborah Anderson
5833 1 month ago jim head
5832 1 month ago Angélique van Bavel
5831 1 month ago Anonymous
5830 1 month ago Anonymous We need more protections from multinational industries, big businesses,shopping or strip malls that are promoted by other countries,etc, which add to our pollution problems and interfere with ecotou...
5829 1 month ago Mark Teig
5828 2 months ago Keeley Harding
5827 2 months ago Marilyn Martucci
5826 2 months ago june linhart
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