Americans Blame BP for Oil Spill, Britons Divided

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – People in the United States and Britain hold differing views on the main culprit of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. While 63 per cent of Americans think BP Plc deserves most of the blame for the incident, only 31 per cent of Britons concur.

Many Americans Would Modify Oil Pollution Act

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many Americans would like to increase the civil liability for companies responsible for oil spills off the U.S. coast, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 65 per cent of respondents support raising the $75 million cap on damages under the Oil Pollution Act.