If they really want me to ever buy their gasoline again, they’ll give their executives some scuba gear and send them into the Gulf of Mexico with wire brushes so they can clean mussels for the rest of their lives, but this is a start:

Major oil-and-gas corporation BP announced Monday it is parting ways with the American Legislative Exchange Council, marking just the latest—and likely most significant—departure of a blue-chip company from the conservative group in recent months, National Journal has learned.

A BP spokesman confirmed that the company had chosen to not renew its membership in ALEC, a controversial coalition of corporations and state legislators that actively opposes environmental regulations, at the end of the year.

It’s a start, but I will probably never shop at BP again, ever.

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