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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: BP Fails to Halt Compensation Payments to Fishermen

Thu, 2014-02-27 04:05
BP claimed $2.3bn compensation amount was inflated, as many claimants are not real.

Judge won't block new round of BP seafood payments amid fraud allegations against Texas lawyer

Wed, 2014-02-26 15:54
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge refused Wednesday to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill, turning back arguments by ...

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative examines oil spill’s effects on environmental and public health

Wed, 2014-02-26 15:40
By Estelle Robichaux, Environmental Defense Fund The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) hosted its 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference January 26-29 in Mobile, Ala. GoMRI was created soon after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster when BP committed $500 million over 10 years to fund a broad, independent research program with the purpose of studying the ...

80 percent of oil removed from Gulf after 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Wed, 2014-02-26 15:25
There is some good news regarding cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Judge won't block new round of BP seafood payments

Wed, 2014-02-26 15:24
A federal judge refused Wednesday to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill, turning back arguments by the oil giant ...

Judge won't block new round of BP seafood payments

Wed, 2014-02-26 15:24
A federal judge refused Wednesday to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill, turning back arguments by the oil giant ...

BP accuses lawyer of inventing plaintiffs

Wed, 2014-02-26 13:56
A federal judge on Wednesday delayed a lawsuit against a Texas lawyer accused by BP of falsely claiming to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

BP's Operational Outlook Improving With New Project Start-Ups

Wed, 2014-02-26 12:12
This is the third major project start-up for the company this year as it plans to reverse the decline in production seen over the past few years. These new projects start-ups are helping a great deal in improving BP?s operational outlook even as uncertainties associated with oil spill liabilities remain.

Fraud allegations against US lawyer at the centre of Gulf oil spill hearing

Wed, 2014-02-26 11:35
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge on Wednesday delayed a lawsuit against a Texas lawyer accused by BP of falsely claiming to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Fraud allegations at center of oil spill hearing

Wed, 2014-02-26 11:29
A federal judge has refused to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill. The oil giant sought the delay because of investigations ...

Fraud allegations at center of oil spill hearing

Wed, 2014-02-26 11:29
A federal judge has refused to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill. The oil giant sought the delay because of investigations ...

BP Gulf Spill Restitution: Rule of Law, Please

Wed, 2014-02-26 10:36
Responsible adults tell the next generation to do the right thing. Follow the law. Act with integrity. If you make a mistake, admit it, accept the consequences, and be better for it.

Fraud Allegations at Center of Oil Spill Hearing

Wed, 2014-02-26 09:30
Fraud allegations against Texas lawyer at the center of Gulf oil spill hearing        

Scientists Team with High School on Oil Spill Research

Wed, 2014-02-26 09:14
A team of Florida State University scientists and a Panhandle high school are teaming to scour beaches for remnants of the 2010 BP oil spill.

Passing the baton in oil spill research on the Gulf Coast

Wed, 2014-02-26 07:55
As part of on-going research nearly four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will team up with a group of high school students in Florida to collect remnants of oil from Gulf Coast beaches this week. Marine chemist Chris Reddy studies how the many compounds that compose petroleum hydrocarbon, or oil, behave and change over ...

BP oil company contributing to Alabama politics

Tue, 2014-02-25 20:22
Four years after the Gulf oil spill, a political action committee associated with BP oil company is contributing to Alabama politicians' campaign.

Auburn man arrested on rape, sodomy and incest charges

Tue, 2014-02-25 20:19
An Auburn man is under arrested and charged with several sex crimes including rape, sodomy and incest, according to the Auburn Police Department.

The State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Beach Pollution Report for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tue, 2014-02-25 17:30
The following is a summary of the 2/25/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, this [...]

BP: If you are really trying to find fraud – look in the mirror

Tue, 2014-02-25 15:32
Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion piece by attorney Joe Rice, chief architect of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damages Class Action Settlement. By Joseph F. Rice BP has created a ticker for its State of The Gulf website entitled “Fraud Tally for Gulf Oil Spill Claims.” This ticker is visible on the home page of [...]

BP employee PAC making Alabama contributions

Tue, 2014-02-25 12:45
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Nearly four years after the Gulf oil spill, a political action committee associated with BP oil company is contributing to Alabama politicians' campaigns. The Anniston Star (http://bit.ly/NusWy3 ) says campaign contribution reports show a BP employee PAC gave $1,000 to Gov. Robert Bentley, $2,000 to House Speaker Mike Hubbard, and $500 each to Rep. Terri Collins of ...
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