Obama slams BP, demands climate bill action

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President uses Oval Office address to outline plans for independent Gulf clean-up and compensation fund

President Obama yesterday used a televised address from the Oval Office to insist BP will be forced to set up an independently run account to cover the compensation and clean-up costs arising from the...

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