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Category Archives: BP Oil Spill

Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP over oil spill

Officials in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana announced an $18.7 billion settlement with BP on Thursday that resolves years of…

Due to BP, new rules proposed for offshore drilling

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) — The U.S. government said it’s proposing new rules to prevent a repeat of the Deepwater…

Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Gulf Wildlife is Still Suffering

It’s been almost five years since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploding, sending gallons upon gallons of oil into the…

Experts take issue with BP’s claims that the Gulf is restored

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees took issue with a news statement released Monday by BP, which claims the “…Gulf environment…

BP Drops Opposition to Gulf Oil Spill Claims Chief It Criticized

BP has abruptly switched legal strategies—again—in the multi-billion-dollar liability fight stemming from the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill….

Judge rejects BP appeal on cap for Gulf oil spill liabilities

A federal judge on Thursday rejected BP’s request to cap its Deepwater Horizon oil spill liabilities at a level lower…

Studies: BP Spill Reduced Gulf Marine Life

Oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in 2010 may have created a vast zone on the Gulf of Mexico floor…

Court reaffirms BP liable in Gulf oil spill

A federal appeals court panel has reaffirmed its ruling that BP is liable for federal Clean Water Act damages stemming…

Deepwater Horizon Claims Facility has a 99.5% Accuracy Rate

Results of a third-party audit of the oil spill settlement program released Tuesday (Nov. 25) by claims administrator Patrick Juneau…

U.S. 5th Circuit upholds British Petroleum’s fault in Oil Spill

A panel of federal appeals court judges in New Orleans has refused to reconsider a ruling that BP and Andarko…