BP Appeal Over ‘Absurd’ Gulf Oil Spill Payouts

BP Appeal Over ‘Absurd’ Gulf Oil Spill Payouts

greenpeace-hands-in-bp-oil
Hands In BP’s Oil, Greenpeace. Photo source: © Greenpeace

Excerpts;

Oil giant BP is taking legal action in the US to limit payouts by a fund set up to compensate those affected by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico…

Read Full Article, BBC News

BP cries foul at “fictitious” spill claims, Reuters
In a New Orleans court filing, BP gave examples of businesses in industries far from the spill and unconnected with the coastline that enjoyed strengthened earnings in the spill year of 2010 and yet had received millions in spill compensation.

Coastal Care

Related Posts

NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.