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Penalty Phase Of BP Spill Trial Set For January

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

HOUSTON, April 22 (Reuters) - The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next Ja...

Court Rejects BP Bid To Require Proof Of Gulf Spill Losses

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

By Jonathan Stempel Dec 24 (Reuters) - BP Plc has failed to persuade a federal judge to require businesses seeking to recover money o...

Oil Disaster Trial Phase 2: BP vs. Reality

Andreas Merkl | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green
Andreas Merkl

It does not require a court decision, however, to arrive at the simple conclusion that BP must pay -- and that it should pay in full -- for restoration of the Gulf. BP has veered off the path it was on 3 years ago to take responsibility for the damage it caused.

BP Denies Dithering During Gulf Spill Response

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Dithering and indecision at BP Plc delayed the capping of its Macondo well and worsened ...

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.

Time For Scare Tactics!

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

"I Can't Talk Fellowship": Lessons From the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in the Wake of the BP Oil Disaster

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

Just like those who battled for worker rights after the garment fire, we must stand now and demand a full civil trial, with full disclosure of the facts, surrounding the BP Deepwater Drilling Disaster.

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 Wins Delay Of Gulf Spill Trial Until 2013

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

* Trial set for Jan. 14, 2013 * US, Gulf Coast states sought summer 2012 trial * BP still litigating with U.S., states, ...

John Rudolf

BP Settles Private Spill Claims But Major Battle With Feds Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 04.19.2012 | Green

BP has finalized a $7.8 billion settlement with more than 100,000 businesses and individuals harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, just days be...

BP Wins Ruling To Keep Old Accidents Out Of Gulf Spill Trial

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green

* Evidence of Texas, Alaska incidents excluded * Judge: Older cases too dissimilar from Gulf spill * Feb. 27 trial expec...

BP Worker Takes 5th, Raising Possibility Of Criminal Liability

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad, Joseph Goodman and Marisa Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A top BP worker who was aboard the Deepwater Horizon in the hours leading up to the explosion declined to testify in front of a federal ...