Barbier

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled in favor of a Transocean motion relieving the Deepwater Horizon rig owner from liability for oil spilled from the Macondo wellhead itself.

Barbier ruled Transocean is released from civil penalties under the Clean Water Act because the oil spilled from below the surface of the water rather than the rig itself.

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