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BP Wants U.S. Government to Reduce Court-Ordered Oil-Spill Payouts
Business  (tags: BP, British Petroleum, BP Oil Spill, americans, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, environment )

Roseann
- 2187 days ago - grist.org
BP says it shouldn't have to pay so much to help companies hurt by the Deepwater Horizon spill. It wants the U.K. government to ask the U.S. government for help.
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
- 2272 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.
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
- 2361 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.
BP Loses Two Oil Spill Rulings
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, oil, politics, law, lawsuits, BP, BP Oil Spill, pending litigation, usa, money, news, economy )

AWAY AWHI
- 2741 days ago - latimes.com
BP has lost two big rulings in its fight to shield itself from potentially having to pay billions of dollars more in damages related to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
BP Withholds Oil Samples: Stalls Gulf Oil Studies
Business  (tags: BP oil spill, withholds evidence, research, oil samples, investigators, transocean, halliburton, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up )

Care For
- 3045 days ago - nature.com
BP began issuing a standard letter to independent researchers who requested samples, stating "Requests for source oil will be delayed..."
BAD BUSINESS: Panel Spreads Blame For BP Oil Rig Explosion
Business  (tags: business, energy, dishonesty, corporate, BP Oil Spill, politics, news, money, economy, society, oil )

AWAY AWHI
- 3055 days ago - npr.org
A key chapter from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill's final report shows the panel is pulling no punches in assigning blame for last April's oil rig explosion. That blast killed 11 workers, seriously injured others and created
OIL SPILL CORRUPTION: Use of Dispersant Corexit 'Killing the Gulf."
Business  (tags: BP oil spill, Gulf, Corexit, dispersant, oxygen levels, plankton, food chain, ocean, Halliburton, Transocean )

Care For
- 3080 days ago - wkrg.com
Environmental engineer said BP's use of the dispersant Corexit is wrong, and it will kill the Gulf of Mexico. Sulfur & sulfuric acid based dispersant depletes oxygen levels under the water, killing plankton and everything above plankton in the food chain.
"Oil Rig Explodes" in Gulf
Business  (tags: BP oil spill, explosion, rig, Gulf, transocean, halliburtho )

Care For
- 3088 days ago - floridaoilspilllaw.com
An oil rig exploded overnight in a Louisiana bayou just north of the Gulf of Mexico. Three workers were sent to hospital with burns.
BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying Nearly 40,000 Oil Spill Claims
Business  (tags: BP, BP Oil Spill, americans, abuse, corporate, consumers, cover-up, corruption, business, ethics )

Roseann
- 3203 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BP, which has already paid out $324 million to companies and residents, argues the unpaid claims require additional review or documentation. It's been suggested, though, that BP could be holding out for a federal takeover so any denied claims don't make t
Tony Hayward Heading For TNK-BP in Siberia
Business  (tags: Tony Haward, BP Oil Spill, Siberia, corporate, business )

Sally Ann
- 3213 days ago - newsblaze.com
Tony Hayward has been criticised for his handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, following an explosion in April that killed 11 workers. BP faces claims that will cost the company many billions of dollars.
BP's Scheme to Swindle the "Small People"
Business  (tags: BP oil spill, Gulf Coast fishermen, workers )

Ellyn
- 3223 days ago - truth-out.org
Gulf Coast fishermen and others with lost income claims against BP are outraged by a recent announcement that the $20 billion government-administered claim fund will subtract money they earn by working on the cleanup effort from any future damage claims a
BP Whistleblower: 'They Just Don't Know Who They're Messing With'
Business  (tags: BP Oil Spill, consumers, business, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, americans, abuse )

Roseann
- 3228 days ago - grist.org
An ex-BP media wrangler in the Gulf blows the whistle on the company's information stranglehold, which has included preventing reporters from visiting oil-soaked public beaches and barring its spill cleanup workers from talking to the press.
BP to Get Huge Tax Break for Poisoning the Gulf?
Business  (tags: BP, BP Oil Spill, tax breaks, corporate, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, americans, consumers, energy, business )

Roseann
- 3230 days ago - blogs.alternet.org
If BP's cleanup costs reach $60 billion, as Merrill Lynch & Co. estimates, the company will be able to deduct almost $20 billion over time. In addition to billions in subsidies, the company has received $10 billion in federal contracts from the American t
Seven Reasons BP Would Like to Forget This Weekend
Business  (tags: BP Oil Spill, consumers, americans, abuse, politics, oil, corporate, corruption, cover-up, ethics, dishonesty, business )

Roseann
- 3232 days ago - grist.org
If it's one thing we've learned over the past 81 days -- and counting -- this oil giant has some seriously bad karma.
 

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