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The Supreme Court ends BP's campaign to kill its own gulf oil spill deal

For almost a year, we've been chronicling BP's efforts to undercut a damage settlement deal its own lawyers helped craft for victims of its record-setting 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Contrary To BP PR, Most Oil Spill Claims Are Legit

For more than a year, oil giant BP has waged a massive public relations battle to convince Americans that the company has been bamboozled by the oil spill claims process relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout. This BP...Show More Summary

‘The Great Invisible’ documentary shows blood spilled for BP oil

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The cameras have left, but tears continue to fall in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the environmental catastrophe caused by an explosion on British oil giant BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig. In “The Great Invisible”, a documentary which won the Grand Jury prize at the South by...

WSJ Opposes The Legal Settlement That Separates BP From Its Money

The Wall Street Journal is defending BP's decision to fight its legal responsibilities in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill by criticizing both class-action lawsuits and the settlement agreement that BP itself agreed to. The...Show More Summary

Tons of BP Oil Is Still on the Bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

We all saw the images of oil-coated birds and shorelines in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. These were the most visible impacts of the catastrophe, but much of the oil that gushed from the busted Macondo wellhead 5,000 feet underwater never made it to the surface. Show More Summary

Politico Publishes Environmental Response to That Absurd BP Op-Ed

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Politico Magazine stepped in it last week when it published an op-ed defending BP’s role in the 2011 Deepwater Horizon oil spill — an op-ed written by BP. It looked even worse when it turned out that the glorified BP press release comprised the entirety of Politico Magazine’s coverage on the topic. It looked even [...]

Video: Oceana’s “Drill, Spill, Repeat” Documentary Wins Award at Sunscreen Film Fest

Fire boat response crews battle the Deepwater Horizon explosion. The 2010 BP oil spill disaster is discussed in Oceana’s documentary, “Drill, Spill, Repeat.” (Photo: US Coast Guard - 100421-G-XXXXL- 003 - Deepwater Horizon fire/ WikiMedia...Show More Summary

Politico Allows BP Exec To Mislead Public About Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Impacts

Geoff Morrell, the senior vice president of communications at BP, wants the whole country to know that the company’s negligence that led to the Deepwater Horizon oil geyser has not destroyed the Gulf of Mexico. And all of those fears...Show More Summary

Deepwater Horizon’ Starring Mark Wahlberg Gets 2016 Date

Summit Entertainment has staked out a date for Deepwater Horizon, the true story account of the devastating 2010 BP oil spill that Mark Wahlberg is starring in and JC Chandor is directing. The film from Participant Media and Lorenzo di Bonaventura's di Bonaventura Pictures will hit theaters in wide release on September 30, 2016. Show More Summary

Question of the day: Is BP run by children?

Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as much as $18 billion in penalties.

VIDEO: Fox's Defense Overruled, BP To Blame For Gulf Oil Spill

When BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in 2010, Fox News pundits rushed to the corporation's defense with excuses ranging from pitiful to conspiratorial. But now the ruling is out, exposing the falsities of Fox's defense: BP was to blame for the worst oil spill in U.S. Show More Summary

Infographic: BP to Blame for 2010 Deepwater Oil Disaster, Rules Judge

A controlled burn near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. (Photo: Deepwater Horizon Response / Flickr Creative Commons) Last week, a United States federal judge ruled that BP’s reckless and negligent behavior is atShow More Summary

BP’s Oil Spill Liabilities Could Rise Sharply As The Court Finds It Grossly Negligent

A U.S. federal judge has ruled that BP Plc. was grossly negligent in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident. This could increase the London-based oil and gas giant’s total liabilities by as much as $14.5 billion. The company...Show More Summary

Federal Judge: BP's "Willful Misconduct," "Gross Negligence" Led To Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A federal judge in New Orleans minced no words in handing down a ruling this week that found BP 's “willful misconduct” and “gross negligence” caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The ruling is the result of a jury-less...Show More Summary

BP Faces up to $18 Billion in Fines for Gross Negligence Over Deepwater Horizon

BP was yesterday found guilty of being "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout. The blowout killed 11 workers and caused the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill that was the worst offshore environmental disaster in U.S.

BP 'grossly negligent' over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

BP faces up to $18bn civil fines after judge blames company for worst offshore oil spill in US history One-Minute Read Friday, September 5, 2014 - 11:03am A US judge has ruled that BP was "grossly negligent" in the lead-up to the Deepwater...Show More Summary

BP faces $49bn bill for Gulf oil disaster

Judge rules firm acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, raising level of fines it must pay.

Federal judge rules BP 'reckless,' two other companies 'grossly negligent' in gulf oil spill

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

After four years of debate and legal testimony, a federal district judge ruled Thursday that BP's grossly negligent actions led to the explosion of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and consequent gusher that spilled an estimated 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico from two and a half miles below the seabed. Show More Summary

BP's Gross Negligence Caused Deepwater Horizon Spill: Dist. Judge

In a 153-page order issued today, a federal district judge in Louisiana ruled that the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill was the result of BP's recklessness. Heightening BP's culpability from negligence to recklessness could subject it to even greater fines. Judge Carl Barbier's memorandum contains copious findings of fact......

Judge Rules BP Grossly Negligent In 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

It might be an understatement to say that BP hasn’t had the best go of it the last four years. You know – that huge oil spill, the deaths of dozens of workers and, of course, being named the 2011 Worst Company in America by Consumerist readers. Well, things aren’t looking much better, as the company was found negligent … [More]

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