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  • Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

    Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about its safety protocols.
  • Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

    Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill
    (Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over. Jules Melancon, the last remaining oyster...

    Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters

    Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters
    The decimation of the Gulf Coast oyster industry following the one-two punches of Hurricane Katrina and the Deep Horizon oil spill gets a much-deserved close-up in the enlightening, if sometimes sluggish, documentary "Vanishing Pearls." Shot from 2010...

    Ex-BP employee settles SEC insider-trading oil spill case

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former 20-year veteran of BP plc who oversaw the company's cleanup efforts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will pay more than $224,000 to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information about the disaster to...

    Health and Family Voices

    Conditionally hard of hearing I have learned never to ask anyone over 50 how they are. Even at the health club where I diligently jog my 4 miles before the sun rises, I have learned not ask fellow exercisers: "How ya doin'?" out of fear they will tell...