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Oil Spill Victims

Gulf Dilemma: Take BP's Payout Or Sue?

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI — Alabama seafood market owner David Scott faces a difficult decision as he tries to rejuvenate his business after the Gulf oil spill: He ...

Dan Froomkin

BP Links Compensation With Continued Oil Production In The Gulf

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP has managed to link the fate of its $20 billion oil spill victims compensation fund with its continued ability to pump oil from the Gulf of Mexico....

Gulf Coast Children More Likely To Experience Mental, Physical Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Summer has been anything but stress-free for children living in the Gulf Coast region. In fact, a recent study conducted by Columbia University fou...

Few Donate For Oil Spill Relief Compared To Other Disasters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The disastrous April 20 oil spill claimed 11 lives and sent millions of gallons of crude oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. The oil killed or contam...

Feinberg: BP Is Stalling Payments To Victims

CNBC | Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

British energy giant BP is holding up payments to economic victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of a $20 billion c...

$20 Billion May Not Be Enough For Victims Of Gulf Oil Spill

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON--The administrator of the $20 billion fund established to compensate victims of the Gulf oil spill said he didn't know if the amount would ...

BP May Agree To Set Up Massive Victims Compensation Fund As Obama Makes Fourth Gulf Visit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- The White House said Monday BP appears willing to set up a massive victims compensation fund, as President Barack Obama set o...

BP Says It Will Pay All 'Legitimate Claims': What Does That Mean?

NPR | Yuki Noguchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP has repeatedly said it would pay all legitimate claims resulting from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but such promises raise a crucial questi...