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Orange Beach gets $15 million BP settlement

Patience paid off for the City of Orange Beach, Ala. Last Friday, the city and BP finalized $15 million settlement over its economic loss claim…

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Olson talks about airport annexation, Government Street pond, BP funds and MWBE

City Administrator Eric Olson gave his monthly report at the Pensacola City Council meeting on June 16. His five-minute report covered the Airport Commerce Park,…

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Posted in Politics

Corcoran: Panhandle will get $300M of first BP settlement tranche [podcast]

The incoming Speaker of the House, Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-Pasco County), said yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks” that Northwest Florida can expect to receive 75-percent of…

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Posted in Business

Breaking News: Judge approves $20B settlement in BP oil spill

Federal Judge Carl Barbier has granted final approval of the estimated $20 billion settlement over the 2010 BP Deep Horizon oil spill. The settlement covers…

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Trial attorney buys Powerball tickets for BP execs

Yesterday, Texas trial attorney Brent Coon purchased and mailed each of the individuals of the British Petroleum (BP) senior management team a U.S. lottery ticket…

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BP files Deepwater Horizon settlement agreement today

BP will file today its The $18.7 billion settlement agreement between the U.S. government, five states and BP over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil…

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Nelson has concerns with BP settlement

FYI – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) has said he has concerns with the government’s proposed settlement with BP. He raised those concerns in a…

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Escambia County to receive $58 million from BP settlement

Press Release: The federal government and five Gulf Coast states have reached a tentative settlement with BP for approximately $18.7 billion for the environmental and…

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Posted in BP Disaster Environment

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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