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Gulf Spill Claims

Businesses Won't Have To Return BP Spill Payouts

AP | By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gu...

Battle Over BP Spill Settlement Continues

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of BP's settlement with Gulf Coast residents and businesses following its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico asked...

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...

BP Trial Delayed: Blame Mardi Gras?

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.26.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — To avoid disruptions from the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras, a federal judge in New Orleans has postponed a trial for claims spawned ...

Judge: Spill Claims Czar Not Independent Of BP

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund for Gulf oil spill victims is not independent from BP and must stop telling...