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Texas A&M Galveston Will Study Effects Of BP Oil Spill

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:33
A federal judge ruled Thursday that BP's reckless conduct resulted in the nation's worst offshore oil spill. GALVESTON - The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) has selected Dr. Antonietta Quigg, professor and associate vice president for research and graduate studies at Texas A&M’s Galveston campus, to receive $7.25 million dollars to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health.
BP & The Real State of the Gulf – Pollution Report for Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 02:39
The following is a summary of the 11/19/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavor to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, this data suggests otherwise.
Signs grow of oil spill effect on turtles
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 06:33
BROWNSVILLE - A computer model shows that as many as 7,000 young Kemp's ridley turtles may have been in oil-coated areas during the 2010 BP oil spill, according to one of several presentations by turtle scientists gathering in Brownsville to discuss the fate of the world's most endangered sea turtle. About 5,000 turtles, a year old or younger, from the main nesting grounds in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas would have drifted into the oil…
BP Battles to Oust Oil Spill Claims Chief Overseeing Compensation
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 03:47
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BP appealing to have oil spill settlement administrator removed
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:18
BP appealing to have oil spill settlement administrator removed by Associated Press Published: November 19,2014 Tags: 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, administrator, appeal, attorney, bench, BP, Carl Barbier, court, Deepwater Horizon, energy, justice, law, lawyer, legal, Oil, oil spill, Patrick Juneau, settlement, U.S. District Court NEW ORLEANS — BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico…
BP fights on to oust oil spill claims chief
Monday, 17 November 2014 11:37
By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP filed notice Tuesday that it plans an appeal to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. BP has long complained about Patrick Juneau's administration of claims and says he should be removed because of…
BP fights on to oust oil spill claims chief - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Monday, 17 November 2014 11:37
By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP filed notice Tuesday that it plans an appeal to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. BP has long complained about Patrick Juneau's administration of claims and says he should be removed because of…
Oil spill-related grants announced by foundation
Monday, 17 November 2014 04:29
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A national conservation agency on Monday announced more than $99 million in projects funded through a settlement resulting from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill — including more than $13 million for restoration work on Louisiana's coast. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation outlined the latest projects in a news release.
BP urges federal judge to set maximum oil-spill pollution fines at $12.3B
Monday, 17 November 2014 02:51
Date and sources 11/18/2014 | FuelFix.com BP asked U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier last week to limit its pollution penalties from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill at a maximum of $3,000 per-barrel penalty or $12.3 billion and disregard higher fines set by the Environmental Protection Agency and Coast Guard before the start of the penalty phase in 2015.
BP seeks to reduce maximum fines for oil spill pollution
Sunday, 16 November 2014 08:33
BP is asking a federal judge in New Orleans to limit maximum fines the company faces in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to $12.6 billion, nearly one-third less than the $18 billion that federal prosecutors say the oil giant could be forced to pay. In a Friday (Nov. 14) filing, BP urged U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to ignore those higher penalties, which are based on Environmental Protection Agency and Coast Guard rules.
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