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BP must continue to pay business claims

May 28, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans rejected yesterday the BP’s request to maintain a temporary halt on payments to businesses that can’t prove they were directly damaged by its 2010 oil spill. BP wanted…

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Remembering the BP oil spill

April 2, 2014

CNN national correspondent David Mattingly recently visited Pensacola to talk about his reporting on 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill. He spent more time on the Gulf Coast during the disaster than any other national correspondent and…

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BP pays Walton County $7.6 million

March 12, 2014

The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that Walton County has received $7.6 million from BP due to recently negotiated settlement in its three-year lawsuit regarding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill . The County Commission has…

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Tar balls still being found on Pensacola Beach

February 4, 2014

FDEP personnel Dominic Marcanio and Joey Whibbs conducted on Jan. 31 post-response monitoring surveys in Escambia County, Florida, with a focus in the Fort Pickens area. A total of 328 tar balls were collected during their…

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BP has new target to avoid paying claims

January 29, 2014

BP has found a new target to avoid paying claims resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster: court-appointed administrator Patrick Juneau. Juneau evaluates the compensation claims. BP wants Federal Judge Carl Barbier to tighten his standards…

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Hatchery one step closer to reality

December 7, 2013

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel Vinyard announced yesterday in Panama City that several Florida Panhandle counties are slated for about $90 million worth of early restoration projects to address areas impacted by the Deepwater…