Tell the Department of Justice to Charge Halliburton Manager with Obstruction of Justice

Sign Petition Demanding DOJ Prosecute Individual Who Directed Destruction of Oil Spill Evidence

Update: On September 19, 2013, the DOJ charged Anthony Badalamenti with one count of destruction of evidence. Badalamenti is alleged to have instructed two of his Halliburton colleagues to destroy evidence material to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigation.

A federal court judge has approved the plea agreement that allows Halliburton to walk away with a $200,000 fine and three years probation for destroying evidence tied to 2010 BP oil disaster.

Though the agency has not announced whether or not it will seek charges against the employee who made the decision to destroy the evidence — and who still works for Halliburton.

Now that Halliburton is off the hook, the only way to get some shred of justice is for the DOJ to immediately indict the individual responsible for the crime.

Sign Your Name Below to Demand DOJ Holds Corporate Criminals Accountable.


We the undersigned, are appalled at the meager charge and sanctions levied against Halliburton for destruction of evidence tied to the 2010 oil spill disaster. In recognition of the court’s unfortunate decision to accept this deal, we now call on the Department of Justice to pursue, without further delay, obstruction of justice charges against the Halliburton manager, who instructed two colleagues to destroy computer simulations that would have been evidence in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigation.



26-50 of 2185 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
2160 4.2 years ago Patricia Marlatt
2159 4.2 years ago Anthony DiRocco
2158 4.2 years ago Anonymous Reckless corporations should not be allowed to continue in their reckless activities. Perhaps their charter should be revoked.
2157 4.2 years ago Patricia Norwood Divide $200,000 by 11- the number of people who died on the Deepwater Horizon. That's $18,181.81 per human life taken. Seems the Department of Justice doesn't place much value on American lives! Peo...
2156 4.2 years ago Anonymous Going after the individuals behind the corporate veil I suspect will be too little and too late since the guys at the top will always have fall guys lined up just in case.

Nonetheless, so...
2155 4.2 years ago Robert Phillips
2154 4.2 years ago Donald Cowan
2153 4.2 years ago Diana Madoshi
2152 4.2 years ago donald hoff Doesn't surprise me in the least. ALL types of activities have been BOUGHT AND SOLD to AMERICANS. There will be no end of it until Americans take their case for justice into the streets!!
2151 4.2 years ago donald hoff Doesn't surprise me in the least. ALL types of activities have been BOUGHT AND SOLD to AMERICANS. There will be no end of it until Americans take their case for justice into the streets!!
2150 4.2 years ago Parinaz Razghandi
2149 4.2 years ago bernardo alayza mujica
2148 4.2 years ago bernardo alayza mujica
2147 4.2 years ago bernardo alayza mujica
2146 4.2 years ago bernardo alayza mujica
2145 4.2 years ago Janice Cragnolin
2144 4.2 years ago Chris Peterson
2143 4.2 years ago Alvin Fearn
2142 4.2 years ago John Berman
2141 4.2 years ago Mary Whitmore In these cases, the punishment should fit the crime. To Halliburton, a $200,000 fine is not even a speed bump in their cost/benefit calculations. A fine should hurt. It should be a REAL deterant!
2140 4.2 years ago Robert M. Brown
2139 4.2 years ago Greg Collins
2138 4.2 years ago Maryjane Wheat
2137 4.2 years ago Margaret Goodman While you're at it, go after Bush, Cheney, and the Wall Street crooks.
2136 4.2 years ago Susan Lynch
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