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|The White House has worked to keep the focus of public anger on the company--and with it, give reassurance there will be consequences and restitution. AG Eric Holder has launched criminal and civil investigations, and the government has presented BP with a first bill for $69 million in cleanup costs. On his visit to the region Friday, Obama warned BP against 'nickel-and-diming' people and businesses harmed by the spill.|
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