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Bp Oil Spill Settlement

Judge Rejects BP's Bid To Remove Gulf Oil Spill Claims Administrator

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 01.11.2015 | Green

Nov 10 (Reuters) - BP Plc has failed to persuade a federal judge to oust the administrator overseeing payouts to businesses and individuals claiming...

Gulf War Syndrome Comes to the Gulf of Mexico?

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Not one dime has been allocated to study how toxic exposures resulting from this disaster may have rendered thousands of individuals chemically intolerant and suffering from the same disabling multi-system symptoms that continue to afflict Gulf War veterans.

Will BP's Legal Tactics Backfire?

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

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Should BP Get Corporate Death Penalty?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Three years after the BP oil spill, in which BP's criminal negligence took the lives of 11 workers before dumping tar and oily crude over 30,000 squar...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

BP Objects To Oil Spill Price Tag Sought By States

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

By Andrew Callus and Braden Reddall Feb 5 (Reuters) - BP Plc has tallied up claims made by states and local governments on the U.S. Gu...

The BP Settlement Is a Wrist Slap; Corporate Charter Should Be Revoked (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Oil giant BP says it has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in a wide-ranging settlement with the U.S. government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexic...

Chris Kirkham

Record Criminal Fine For BP Brings Little Sense Of Closure For Those Still Contending With Damages

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

As millions of gallons of oil gushed out of BP's runaway well two years ago, Dean Blanchard's normally bustling shrimp dock in Grand Isle, La., was tr...

BP To Pay Record Fine For Gulf Oil Spill, Source Says

Reuters | By Chris Baltimore and David Ingram | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - BP Plc is expected to pay a record criminal penalty and plead guilty to criminal misconduct in the 2010 Deepw...

Gulf Coast Senators Seek Fair Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2012 | Green

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Senators from the U.S. Gulf Coast urged President Barack Obama on Friday to ensure th...

Government Ready For Court Battle After Harsh BP Accusations

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

(Corrects name of professor in fourth paragraph) * US lawyers show no equivocation in new court filing -professor * Colorful BP emails refe...

BP Settlement Lawyers Feuding Over Fees

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

* Lawyers position themselves for fight over settlement fees * Awards could reach into the hundreds of millions * Feud d...

Claims Process Set Up For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

* Many claimants can recover 60 pct of money immediately * BP sees $7.8 billion payout under new payout program * New pr...