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BP braced for Deepwater Horizon pollution lawsuit

The battle for compensation between BP and the US states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is set to begin.

The oil giant faces the biggest civil fine in history over the US's worst environmental disaster.

Samira Hussain reports.

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