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BP faces fraud claims by investors

February 14, 2012

BP faces fraud claims by investors who said the company lied before and after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill about its accident response capability, thanks to a ruling by U.S. District Judge Keith P.…

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BP fines could go into federal black hole

February 13, 2012

Congress, even a Republican-controlled one, can’t control its avarice when it comes to billions that BP will have to pay in environmental fines for the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. According to D.C. insiders, the buzz is…

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BP won’t have to admit it’s a felon

February 13, 2012

BP, owner of the “Deepwater Horizon” oil platform that exploded April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers and spewing 205.8 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, won a major ruling in the trial…

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Mr. Robinson Goes to Washington

February 9, 2012

After a week in D.C., his layover at the Atlanta airport must have seemed almost calming. “Gawww-lee,” said Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson. “Washington is crazy.” Robinson was returning from Washington D.C. Wednesday night after a…

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Settlement possible in BP massive lawsuit

February 6, 2012

UPI is reporting that there is still a chance BP will reach settlements with the federal government and the affected states before the Feb. 27 trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster begins in…

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BP to spend half billion to reinvent itself

February 5, 2012

BP North America told its marketers and franchisees that it is putting $500 million into marketing in the US over the next two years, in an attempt to revamp its brand, reports Convenience Store News. The…

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BP hid potential spill volumes

January 30, 2012

The trials on the 2010 BP oil disaster are going to reveal what really happened on the Deepwater Horizon rig when it exploded–killing 11 men and spewing millions of gallons into the Gulf. AP is reporting…

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Boos for Bondi

January 18, 2012

I’m writing weekly for the website Florida Voices. My columns are published every Wednesday. My latest on Pam Bondi and BP –…

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The Doctor Is In

January 17, 2012

The GuLF STUDY—a federal exploration into possible health impacts following the 2010 oil spill—is heading south for another tour. “Just Florida this time,” said Dr. Dale Sandler, as she prepared for her trip. Sandler, chief of…