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Trial Set To Start On BP's Responsibility For Gulf Oil Spill


Business  (tags: BP. federal trial begins, New Orleans, Gulf oil spill, BP oil spill )

Judy
- 552 days ago - npr.org
In spite of speculation about a last minute settlement, a federal judge in New Orleans will today begin hearing arguments about BP's liability for the 2010 oil rig explosion and Gulf coast oil spill. At stake: Billions of dollars in potential penalties.



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Tim C. (1836)
Monday February 25, 2013, 9:12 am
thanks
 

Jaime A. (32)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:02 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (378)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:59 am
Hope they come to a settlement and pay a huge fine!!!
 

Ro H. (0)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 5:46 am
ty
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:54 pm
Even if they have to pay, they will just increase their gas prices in order to get their money back.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 5:39 pm
Thanks
 

Elaine B. (24)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:07 pm
Thanks,mid the judge is not over ruled by money flowing around, it will be interesting to see if a legal precedent can be made
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:44 pm
Noted. Thanks, Judy. Will be looking forward to updates on this....hopefully that large fines are due, at the very least.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 9:10 am
Noted
 

LucyKaleido ScopeEyes (79)
Wednesday May 21, 2014, 2:34 pm
Wednesday 21 May 2014 - "BP mounts last ditch effort to limit Gulf of Mexio oil spill settlement": "Oil group lodges appeal to the US supreme court after finding financial awards vastly exceed its expectations"

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/21/bp-lodges-appeal-over-deepwater-horizon-damages
 
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