BP Paper Trail Shows Major Concerns About Safety of Rig

GreenTracker| The NYTimes now asserts that internal BP memos show a history of serious problems and safety concerns with the Deepwater Horizon rig that were far greater than the testimony by executives before Congress.

A clear document trail shows a history of serious concerns about the well casing and the blowout preventer, which are believed to be critical malfunctions in the Gulf disaster. The history of the concerns go back at least 11 months.

BP issued a special permission on the rig, to violate its own safety policies and design standards. Read on at NYTimes.