08/04/2010 12:32 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

BP Kern Power Plant Project Gets Millions In Stimulus, Despite Oil Spill And Criminal Probe

The federal government is giving a joint venture involving oil giant BP millions of dollars in stimulus money to build a power plant on farmland near the tiny Kern County town of Tupman, even as the company faces heavy government pressure and a criminal probe into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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