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Is BP's $18.7 Billion Oil Spill Settlement Tax Deductible? Deal Could Save BP Billions, Group Says
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, oil spill, oil spill settlement, Clean Water Act, tax deductions, business expense, settlements loophole )

Judy
- 381 days ago - al.com
"It is outrageous for BP to treat any portion of these payments as an ordinary business expense". It's unlikely that taxpayers will ever know whether or not BP took advantage of these possible deductions and to what extent.
BP Won't Pay for Gulf Oil Spill Research
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Oil Spill, corporate, consumers, dishonesty, ethics )

Roseann
- 818 days ago - grist.org
The oil giant whines that it has forked out a lot for research already, and can't understand why it should have to pay more. Guess who gets to pick up the tab instead....
Obama Administration Suspends BP From New Federal Contracts, Land Leases After Gulf Spill Deal
Business  (tags: settlement, British Petroleum, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf oil spill, BP oil spill, BP suspended, future contracts/land leases, lack of business integrity )

Judy
- 1333 days ago - newser.com
The Obama administration put a temporary stop to new federal contracts with British oil company BP on Wednesday, citing the company's "lack of business integrity" and criminal proceedings stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.
Deepwater Horizon Victims Ready for Epic Court Battle With BP
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, corporate, pollution, legal case, corruption, ethics, energy, environment, dishonesty, business, society, news, government )

Cal
- 1612 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Trial to establish cause and fault for the worst oil spill in US history is set to begin in New Orleans federal court on Monday
Video, Txt & PBS Interview: Deepwater Horizon Widow, Still Struggling With Loss, Being Sued By Transocean
Business  (tags: BP Gulf disaster, Deepwater Horizon, 11 workers killed, Jason Anderson, widow, loss, struggle, pending lawsuit, Transocean, suing victims' families, liability, financial compensation, BP )

LucyKalei
- 1917 days ago - piersmorgan.blogs.cnn.com
Transocean lawsuit against Anderson & her kids -& other victims' families- seeks to limit liability & $ compensation via outdated technicality in law meant to protect shipping interests 160 yrs ago, not a Swiss corp today. They choose court & lawyers, too
Feds: Halliburton Had Prior Knowledge of Unstable BP Well Cement
Business  (tags: bp oil disaster, bp oil spell, Deepwater Horizon, Halliburton, macondo oil well )

Judy
- 2094 days ago - dailyfinance.com
A federal commission investigating the BP oil spill disaster, issued a scathing report today, saying BP and its cement contractor Halliburton knew that test results for the cement to be used as a plug for the bottom of the oil well was unstable
Treat Reckless Corporate Behavior Like Drunk Driving
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, cover-up, politics, BP, Deep sh*t, Deepwater Horizon, oil, money )

Dave
- 2200 days ago - smirkingchimp.com
While BP has taken some heat over its spill in the Gulf, it is remarkable how limited the anger actually is. Many defenders of the company have made the obvious point: it was an accident. BP did not intend to have a massive spill that killed 11 people...
American Businesses Kill 14 Workers Every Day as the Corporate Media Yawn
Business  (tags: labor, deepwater horizon, labor deaths, worker deaths, deepwater horizon workers, deepwater horizon death )

Kemsa
- 2226 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
Now -- in the wake of a slew of highly publicized and preventable disasters -- is the time to demand action, before more workers die.
Questions About Who's in Charge of BP Oil Response
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf of Mexico oil spill 2010, Oil Spil )

Kemsa
- 2226 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
Who's in charge? Depends on whom you ask. BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg told Britain's Sky News television on Friday that CEO Tony Hayward is on his way out as the company's point man on the Gulf oil spill crisis.
Many Spill Claims Remain Unpaid as BP Debates Escrow Account
Business  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, Deepwater Horizon, Oil Spill, BP, Offshore Drilling )

Kemsa
- 2231 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
Businesses in the Gulf region are still reporting delays and unresponsive bureaucracy when they submit claims to BP.
   

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