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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill

    More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal...
  • $18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

    Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion....
  • Florida nets $3.25B in BP oil-spill settlement

    Florida nets $3.25B in BP oil-spill settlement
    Florida landed $3.25 billion Thursday as part of a multistate federal settlement with BP over widespread damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The deal requires London-based BP to pay $18.7 billion in economic and natural-resources...
  • BP agrees to pay $18.7-billion settlement in Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    Five years after the nation’s worst oil spill scarred fragile shorelines along the Gulf of Mexico and sent economies into a tailspin, the British oil company BP has reached an $18.7-billion settlement designed to close one of the most contentious...
  • 18.700 millones de dólares pagarán por derrame en el Golfo de México

    18.700 millones de dólares pagarán por derrame en el Golfo de México
    El Gobierno anunció hoy un acuerdo de indemnización por 18.700 millones de dólares alcanzado entre la petrolera British Petroleum (BP) y los estados de Florida, Alabama, Misisipi y Luisiana por la catástrofe medioambiental causada por el vertido de...
  • Appeals court: Former BP engineer should get new trial

    A former BP engineer is entitled to a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge stemming from an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court...
  • J.C. Chandor goes from BP spill to 'Liar's Ball'

    J.C. Chandor goes from BP spill to 'Liar's Ball'
    J.C. Chandor has RSVP'd for "The Liar's Ball." The "Margin Call" and "A Most Violent Year" filmmaker is set to produce an adaptation of Vicky Ward's book about the landmark General Motors Building in New York, with an eye to direct as well, per an...
  • Last-minute rush as deadline nears for oil spill settlement

    Joe Baroni knew he was cutting it close. "We filled all this out over the weekend," he said, clutching a sheaf of documents as he stood in line behind a couple of dozen other people Monday, hoping to file a claim for economic damages from the 2010 BP oil...
  • Ex-BP exec David Rainey not guilty of lying about Gulf oil spill

     Ex-BP exec David Rainey not guilty of lying about Gulf oil spill
    A federal jury has found a former BP executive not guilty of making false statements to investigators in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Prosecutors said David Rainey, in the early days of the spill, manipulated calculations to...
  • May 31: Feedback from newspaper readers

    •John, Newport News: Regarding the picture of the submarine and "bow-wave riding" "dolphin": Your copy credits this picture as occurring during a recent "sea trial" of the "John Warner." But that picture looks awfully familiar from past Navy...
  • Pressure mounts to drill for oil near Florida shores

    Pressure mounts to drill for oil near Florida shores
    WASHINGTON — Florida leaders are struggling to fend off mounting pressure to drill for oil off the east and west coasts, just five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. Republican senators from Louisiana and other oil-rich states...