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Study links poor dolphin health to Gulf oil spill

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:26
Dolphin health took a toxic nosedive in one of the areas hit hard by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that includes work by Cornell scientists.

BP Oil Spill Beach Report: January 8, 2014

Thu, 2014-01-09 14:11
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). We 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, [...]

Spill trial: Lawyers chided for contacting jurors

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:09
A federal judge on Thursday ordered lawyers for a former BP engineer to refrain from any further contact with jurors who convicted the engineer of trying to obstruct a federal probe of the company's 2010 ...

Spill Trial: Lawyers Chided for Contacting Jurors

Thu, 2014-01-09 12:59
Lawyers chided for contacting jurors who convicted man of trying to obstruct oil spill probe        

Plenary Speakers Announced for 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference

Thu, 2014-01-09 08:53
The 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, a forum for the research community in the Gulf of Mexico to share their latest scientific results, is pleased to announce the Conference plenary panelists.

Freeh asks judge to rescind oil spill award

Thu, 2014-01-09 08:12
A former FBI director investigating alleged misconduct inside the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has concluded that a claimant at the center of the investigation ...

Freeh asks judge to rescind oil spill award

Thu, 2014-01-09 08:12
A former FBI director investigating alleged misconduct inside the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has concluded that a claimant at the center of the investigation ...

Freeh asks judge to rescind oil spill award

Thu, 2014-01-09 06:00
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former FBI director conducting an investigation into alleged misconduct inside the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has concluded that a claim at the center of his probe was awarded more than $357,000 based on fraudulent information. In a court filing late Wednesday, Louis Freeh recommended that a federal judge rescind the award to ...

In BP Oil Spill Suit, Plaintiffs' Attorneys Turn on Each Other

Thu, 2014-01-09 05:17
Just when you thought the BP ( BP ) oil spill litigation couldn’t get any weirder or more vicious , two titans of the plaintiffs’ bar have gone to war—against each other.

In BP Oil Spill Suit, Plaintiffs' Attorneys Turn on Each Other

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:22
Just when you thought the BP ( BP ) oil spill litigation couldn’t get any weirder or more vicious , two titans of the plaintiffs’ bar have gone to war—against each other.

BP judge is asked to rescind Gulf oil spill award

Wed, 2014-01-08 20:46
A former FBI director investigating alleged misconduct inside the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has concluded that a claimant at the center of the investigation was awarded more than $357,000 based on fraudulent information.In...

Freeh asks judge to rescind oil spill award

Wed, 2014-01-08 19:39
A former FBI director conducting an investigation into alleged misconduct inside the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has concluded that a claim at the center of his probe was...

Many BP Response Workers Have Gone Without Needed Medical Evaluations

Wed, 2014-01-08 16:12
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Due to their inability to afford needed medical care, a number of response workers who aided in the cleanup of the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico went long periods without health evaluations. According to the BP Gulf...

In BP Oil Spill Suit, Plaintiffs' Attorneys Turn on Each Other

Wed, 2014-01-08 15:05
Just when you thought the BP oil spill litigation couldn’t get any weirder or more vicious, two titans of the plaintiffs’ bar have gone to war—against each other. It’s Godzilla versus King Kong, as Danny Becnel of Louisiana sues Mikal Watts of Texas.

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:52
A group of Vietnamese fishermen sued a Texas lawyer on Tuesday over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment on a committee of attorneys ...

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:52
A group of Vietnamese fishermen sued a Texas lawyer on Tuesday over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment on a committee of attorneys ...

BP Oil Spill Beach Report: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:52
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). We 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, [...]

Hotel/convention project at Gulf State Park is a perfect use of NRDA oil spill money (Opinion from Bob Higgins)

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:49
This aerial photograph of Gulf State Park Resort shows what the property looked like in February of 2004. Nine years later, a hotel and conference center is planned for the site, and NRDA oil spill fines may help pay for...

Vietnamese-American fishermen file lawsuit in BP oil spill claims process

Tue, 2014-01-07 17:44
David Hammer / Eyewitness News Email: dhammer@wwltv.com | Twitter: @davidhammerWWL NEW ORLEANS -- A group of Vietnamese-American fishermen and business owners filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against a Texas lawyer already accused of “brazen fraud” in the BP oil spill claims process. The civil complaint, filed by Tam Le and 14 others against attorney Mikal Watts and his law partners ...

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:39
A group of fishermen sue a Texas lawyer over claims he misappropriated the identities of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment to a committee of attorneys for victims of BP's oil spill.
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