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BP Bid to Shut Down Gulf Spill Payments Rejected by Judge

BP Plc's (BP/) bid to temporarily halt payments under its $9.2 billion oil-spill settlement so that heightened accounting and fraud safeguards can be established was rejected by a federal judge in New Orleans.

Fish Embryos Exposed to Oil From BP Spill Develop Deformities, a Study Finds

Embryos of tuna and amberjack that were exposed to crude oil collected from theDeepwater Horizon spill developed heart and other deformities that would probably kill some of the developing fish and shorten the lives of others, a new study by a team of marine scientists reported on Monday.

25 Years After Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Alaska Retains Scars

In the early morning hours of March 24, 1989, a huge tanker sailed from Valdez at the terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline into Prince William Sound. The Exxon Valdez struck a reef and spilled 41.5 million liters of crude oil.

Oil spill claims administrator Patrick Juneau in Hancock County: Let's finish what we set out to do

As BP was bidding on new areas of the Gulf to drill Wednesday, oil spill claims administrator Patrick Juneau stopped by Hancock County to follow up on the more than $4 million in grants given to 12 Coast tourism organizations.

BP Bid to Shut Down Gulf Spill Payments Rejected by Judge

BP Plc's (BP/) bid to temporarily halt payments under its $9.2 billion oil-spill settlement so that heightened accounting and fraud safeguards can be established was rejected by a federal judge in New Orleans.

BP Bid to Shut Down Gulf Spill Payments Rejected by Judge

BP Plc's (BP/) bid to temporarily halt payments under its $9.2 billion oil-spill settlement so that heightened accounting and fraud safeguards can be established was rejected by a federal judge in New Orleans.

While BP Stalled On Gulf Oil Spill Payments, CEO's Pay Tripled Last Year

BP CEO Robert Dudley had a busy year fighting the massive settlement he agreed to in 2012 that would pay for economic losses from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. His corporation may still be mired in lawsuits, but Dudley received a big pay raise last year that is worth triple his total pay from 2012. Counting his salary, bonus, and stock options, Dudley's compensation was $8.7 million. With his pension included, Dudley cleared $13.2 million.

Florida joins lawsuit against BP over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

PANAMA CITY, FL (article by WTXL) -- Florida is one of the states that is currently suing over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Panama City filed the suit Wednesday.

Court rejects BP appeal over gulf oil spill payouts

In a setback for London-based BP, a New Orleans appellate court turned down the oil giant's effort to block payments to businesses whose damage claims could not be clearly traced to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

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