Halliburton admits destroying evidence in Gulf oil spill
HOUSTON, Texas – Halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the Gulf Coast oil spill.
According to court papers, Halliburton officials threw out test results related to the spill.
The maximum fine the Houston-based company will be required to pay is $200,000.
The disaster caused 11 deaths and is considered the largest offshore oil spill in our nation’s history.
Halliburton has agreed to make a voluntary payment of $55 million to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
- Toddler argues with mother over cupcakes; 'Listen, listen, listen, Linda!'
- Oklahoma sisters lose both parents in 48 hours; FFA community rallies behind them
- Feline Fury: Family calls 911, says 'fat, angry' cat has them trapped in bedroom
- 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's final words revealed
- FIRES: Wildfires are sparking across the metro, crews stressing caution during high fire danger