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BP agrees to pay $18.7 billion to settle all federal and state claims.

This morning BP announced that it has agreed to pay $18.7 billion over 18 years to settle all federal and state claims arising from the…

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File under ‘We told you so:’ Dispersant used by BP was bad

A study published in the PLOS One online journal says Corexit 9600, the dispersant most often used during the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, might…

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Over 99 percent of BP claims are accurate

An independent audit has revealed that more than 99 percent of the claims processed under BP’s settlement from its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill…

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Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Program to Hold Public Meeting in Pensacola, Nov. 24

The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) will host a public information session on Monday, Nov. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 pm at the Escambia…

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BP seeks reduction in oil spill fines #nosurprise

BP asked Federal Judge Carl Barbier on Friday to cap its potential oil-spill pollution fines at a maximum of $12.3 billion. Prosecutors have said BP…

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Nearly 85 percent of BP economic loss claims in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties remain unpaid

According to the website LegalExaminer.com, 2,415 BP economic loss claims have been filed in Escambia County with the BP Deepwater Horizon Court Supervised Settlement Program….

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Here we go again: BP asks judge to reconsider ruling

Yesterday BP was back in federal court asking that it reconsider the September ruling of Judge Carl Barbier that found the company “grossly negligent” for…

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BP can not force settlement dollars be returned

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled on Wednesday the Gulf Coast businesses won’t have to payback the claims BP paid them as the result of…

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Sea monsters and BP oil spill

The Bellona Foundation reports the Louisiana shrimpers are reporting an ever-rising rash of horrifically mutated shrimp, crabs and other sea life covered with oozing growths…

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