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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP breaks new ground in PR, issuing a PR release about its PR release

    Evidently feeling some heat over a corporate press release that somehow found its way into Politico Magazine masquerading as an "opinion" op-ed, BP took the unusual step Wednesday of issuing a corporate press release about it. If you're counting, that's...
  • BP offers a lesson in how to sugarcoat an environmental disaster

    The giant oil company BP doesn't do small-scale. Not only is it responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- "unprecedented" in its "volume, depth, and spatial scale," in the words of the National Research Council -- but the firm has...
  • Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates

    Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates
    It takes a lot to get fish from Florida's ocean waters to the dining table. This week, Orlando-area restaurateurs, policymakers and seafood advocates met at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower to learn about Florida's fisheries. It was the first time the...
  • GM ignition switch death toll inches higher

    The number of people killed in crashes caused by General Motors' defective ignition switches is 24 as of Friday, according to updated figures released Monday. GM victim fund chief Ken Feinberg said he has certified two dozen people as eligible for...
  • Bingham lawyers who grew through mergers face undoing by merger

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In 2011, Boston-based law firm Bingham McCutchen was hailed in a Harvard Law School case study as a model of how lawyers can get rich by merging with other firms.     Led by Chairman Jay Zimmerman, the 123-year-old firm had emerged...
  • BP asks judge to reconsider 'gross negligence' ruling

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc on Thursday asked a U.S. court to reconsider a September ruling that found the company "grossly negligent" for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a finding that boosted its potential liabilities by about $18 billion. The...
  • U.S. judge rejects BP bid to recoup some payments made for spill

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc cannot recoup what it says were inflated claims paid under a multi-billion dollar settlement program to compensate people hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday. BP originally expected the...
  • As attorney general, Holder made friends, enemies and history

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder leaves a mixed legacy of highs and lows as the nation's top law enforcement official. A ground-breaker across several decades, the 63-year-old Columbia Law School graduate was the first African-American to lead the...
  • Possible successors to U.S. Attorney General Holder

    (Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation on Thursday after nearly six years as the top U.S. law enforcement official. Here is a look at some possible candidates to replace him. * Donald Verrilli, 57, serves as the U.S....
  • Question of the day: Is BP run by children?

    Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as...
  • BP 'reckless,' 'profit-driven' in 2010 Gulf oil spill, judge rules

    WASHINGTON A federal judge ruled Thursday that oil giant BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, which killed 11 workers and resulted in the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's...