By James Quinn in New York and Rowena Mason
18 May 2010
Only hours after the British oil major claimed partial success in stemming the flow of some of the oil from its damaged Gulf of Mexico oil rig, a group of US Senators asked Eric Holder, US Attorney General, to investigate the company in connection to the spill.
Claiming that BP “made false and misleading statements” to the US government about its ability to respond to the growing oil slick, the politicians, led by Senator Barbara Boxer, urged Mr Holder to open an inquiry into whether BP misled regulators on its ability to respond to such spills.
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