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BP ‘Static Kill’ May Have Worked

The AP reports that BP is currently doing tests to see if it has successfully plugged its broken well with last month’s “Static Kill” operation….

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BP To Pay Record Fine For Explosion

The NY Times is reporting that BP will pay a record  $50.6 million for the refinery explosion in Texas in 2005 that killed 15 people…

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Quoted at Newsweek

My writing for The Daily Beast got me quoted on Newsweek.com. It’s for their Spectrum column. As Adam Sandler would say, “Not too shabby.”

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Feinberg Promises More Generous Checks

“I’m not Superman,” Kenneth Feinberg, the designated claims czar for the BP oil disaster, told a packed conference center on the University of West Florida…

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NOAA Opens More Gulf Waters

Command Center Press Release: Today NOAA reopened 5,144 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational finfish fishing. The reopening was announced after consultation…

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Federal BP cases to be heard in New Orleans

Today the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ruled that the oil spill litigation will be consolidated in New Orleans, before the Honorable Judge Carl J….

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BP critic found dead

….not me or Mike Papantonio Matt Simmons, famous for his controversial criticisms of BP and calls for full disclosure regarding the true nature of the…

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BP reneges on May claims

Once upon a time, BP told Northwest Florida that they would make it right. Our claims would be paid. In fact, their representatives, including BP…

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BP finally puts money into escrow

Press Release (Note that this is nearly two months after they made the commitment): BP announced today that it has established a trust and made…

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