Big Oil will stop at nothing to pump every last drop of oil out of the ground, from paying scientists to say that oil spills, fracking and other routine matters of oil development projects aren’t harmful to the environment or human health,...Show More Summary
Texts showed BP deflating the amount of oil spewing into Gulf of Mexico.
BP's historic settlement could saddle American taxpayers with up to a third of the cost via BP tax deductions.
This post made possible by the Patty Dumpling Endowment for Oil Spill Blogging and Oily Coastlines. Hooray, the worst oil spill ever is finally going to be paid for, at least some — BP agreed Thursday to a record $18.7 billion in fines...Show More Summary
BP’s record $18.7 billion settlement leaves numerous smaller private lawsuits to be mopped up. ||| New Orleans - BP’s record $18.7 billion settlement ended government claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, leaving numerous smaller...Show More Summary
On Thursday, the oil company BP reached an agreement to pay $18.7 billion to settle all the remaining federal and state claims from the years of litigation following the catastrophic 2010 Gulf oil spill. But thanks to provisions in the...Show More Summary
BP to pay $18.7 billion to settle a lawsuit. Let's not forget disaster's damage.
BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here's what you should know:
The $53 billion dollar oil spill.
BP's $18.7 billion settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill draws a line under years of uncertainty to allow it to focus once again on growth but could make it an acquisition target. The post BP Settlement Leaves Oil Major Open to Growth… Or Takeover appeared first on gCaptain.
BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history. BP shares...Show More Summary
BP Plc will pay a record $18.7 billion to resolve claims by the U.S. and five states along the Gulf of Mexico related to the 2010 oil spill. The post BP Pays Record $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Claims appeared first on gCaptain.
British energy company says it will pay up to $19bn for damage caused by Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago.
BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government and five states, effectively ending litigation stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and subsequent oil spill. Continue reading ? The post BP to pay $18.7 billion to 5 states for Gulf of Mexico oil spill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
BP agreed on Thursday to pay $18.7 billion for damages caused by its oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, an accident that resulted in the deaths of 11 people and the largest marine oil spill in history. The settlement covers lawsuits filed by parties including the U.S. Show More Summary
BP has finally agreed to settle all federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill with a record $18.7 billion payment—the largest environmental fine in U.S. history. With an estimated 210 million gallons of oil discharged into the
The states most directly impacted by the massive spill announced a deal to settle years of litigation with the oil giant for a total of $18.7 billion. The post BP Agrees To Pay ‘The Largest Environmental Settlement In History’ Over Its 2010 Oil Spill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Officials announced an $18.7 billion settlement with BP that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
BP finally reached a settlement with the Justice Department over federal, state, and local governments waiting for money after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and it is a record-breaker. The company agreed to pay $18.7 billion to state and local authorities in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the federal... More »