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The Obama administration is suspending British oil giant BP Exploration and Production Inc. and affiliated companies from further federal contracts, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
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Looking back at a timeline of the massive 2010 Gulf oil spill, government response and ensuing legal cases, from April 20, 2010 to November 15th 2012.
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“BP still needs to answer for their gross negligence and these record criminal penalties are a step forward…but this does not pay for the damage BP has done.”
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BP has received the biggest criminal penalty in US history after agreeing to pay $4.5bn (£2.8bn) to settle criminal charges related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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Oil giant BP has asked a federal judge to disregard objections from a fraction of claimants and give final approval to a proposed multibillion-dollar settlement over economic damages from the Gulf oil spill.
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About 565,000 pounds of oiled material from the Deepwater Horizon spill was brought to the surface by Hurricane Isaac, more than had been collected in eight months before the storm, the state’s coastal protection agency said.
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Tar turning up along the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Isaac has been traced to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP confirmed.
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Waves from Hurricane Isaac uncovered oil previously buried along Gulf Coast beaches, exposing crude that wasn’t cleaned up after the BP spill in 2010.
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US government panel criticises oil firm’s approach to safety on contracted rigs prior to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.
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