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Sam Stein

BP's Influence Peddling Bears Fruit In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

As millions of barrels of oil began pouring into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, Democratic lawmakers began asking the question: what was the proper...

Sam Stein

Oil Spill Liability Laws Remain Unchanged But BP Clears Hurdle For More Gulf Drilling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The Obama administration is set to allow BP to resume exploratory drilling in the Gulf of Mexico roughly a year-and-a-half after th...

Sam Stein

One Year After BP, Congress Has Yet To Change Oil Spill Liability Cap

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after a disastrous months-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Congress remains mired in disagreement over how much money vict...

Sam Stein

Gulf Deepwater Drilling Resumes Without Changes To Spill Liability

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- As deepwater drilling returns from a months-long hiatus in the Gulf of Mexico, the protections that Congress drew up to help victims of ...

Sam Stein

Obama Working With Congress To 'Significantly' Raise BP's Liability

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president and his team are currently in the process of working with members of Congress to "significantly" raise the amount of money that oil com...

Sam Stein

Robert Menendez Pushes Bill Raising BP's Oil Spill Liability To $10 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A trio of Democratic Senators are introducing legislation on Monday that would dramatically raise the amount of money that oil companies like BP would...

Sam Stein

Exclusive: Menendez Introducing Unlimited Cap On BP Damages

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is set to introduce on Tuesday afternoon a bill that would fully eliminate any cap on the amount of economic damages tha...