“Environmental Responsibility” Please respond to the following:
- From the e-Activity, determine two (2) other costs that BP might have incurred. Give your opinion as to whether or not BP would have been better off had the company taken the necessary precautions to prevent or minimize an oil spill. Support your answers.
- Give your opinion on whether governments should be able to rezone and condemn residential land and displace homeowners in the process, in order to facilitate commercial development. Explain your rationale.
- Research the Internet or the Strayer Library for information on how much British Petroleum (BP) company has paid in clean-up / response costs and civil and criminal fines, penalties, and settlements as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Be prepared to discuss.