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BP Will Get Billions In Tax Breaks For Worst Oil Spill In U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green

A federal judge has approved a multi-billion-dollar settlement over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Under the terms of the agreement, BP will...

BP and the Cost of Reputational Debt

Harlan Loeb | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Harlan Loeb

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected BP's attempt to halt payments to affected businesses while the oil giant appeals its 2010 Gulf of Mexico di...

Court Rejects BP Appeal Over Gulf Spill Payouts

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green

By Jonathan Stempel March 4 (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court has rejected BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over t...

Will BP's Legal Tactics Backfire?

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

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BP CEO: Victims Not The Big Winners Of The Oil Spill Settlement

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

BP CEO Bob Dudley says the “biggest beneficiaries” of an agreement related to the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill disaster aren't the victims, but their lawye...

Ruling Clears BP's Path For Appeal Of Spill Payouts

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, April 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge's ruling Friday against BP Plc means the company can proceed with its app...

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 Spill Settlement Reportedly In Consideration

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Feb 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. government and Gulf Coast states are considering offering BP Plc a deal under which it pays $16 billion to settle civil...

My Statement to Judge Vance: Reject BP's Criminal Plea Deal

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

I am one of millions who have been adversely affected by this disaster, in a variety of ways, and as such, I urge you not to accept the criminal plea deal as proposed and endorsed by the Department of Justice and BP.

The Daily Szep -- BP's $4.5 Billion Fine

Paul Szep | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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John Rudolf

Indicted Rig Bosses, Executive "Hung Out To Dry" By BP Plea Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

British oil giant BP pleaded guilty Thursday to more than a dozen felony charges related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including manslaughter ...

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...

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...

BP Owes $192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $15 Billion Settlement It's Seeking

Antonia Juhasz | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Antonia Juhasz

While $15 billion sounds like a lot of money -- and it is -- it is a far cry from what BP owes for the many costs associated with the largest offshore oil spill in history. An application of just the most pertinent U.S. laws yields a fine of $192 billion. Sound high? Here's why it's not.

Corexit Maker Nalco Gets Louisiana Credits For Plant

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Nalco Company, the maker of Corexit used to disperse oil from the BP spill, is using Louisiana state credits to build an $18.7 million polymer facility at its Garyville plant -- 35 miles upriver from New Orleans.

Lynne Peeples

Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: Debate Continues Over BP Disaster's Impacts On Children's Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

SOUTH PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. -- Julie Creppel raises six children here, steps away from the lapping waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Her modest mobile ho...

Lucia Graves

BP Gets Preferential Treatment Compared To Lindsay Lohan, Says Lawyer Suing Oil Giant

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

David Perry, the lawyer suing BP over the safety of its Atlantis deepwater oil drilling platform, says that there is a double standard in the legal sy...

Sam Stein

Justice Department's BP Investigation Ongoing Even After $20 Billion 'Settlement'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House and Justice Department officials confirmed on Wednesday that investigations into criminal negligence by BP will continue even after the oi...