Gulf Coast Disaster News
|August 2, 2010, 8:57 am|
Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who is overseeing the federal response to the BP oil spill, said Sunday that he is "satisfied" with the amount of dispersants that have been used to clean up the disaster, saying crews have used them only when needed.
|August 2, 2010, 8:38 am|
BP will begin its legal offensive this month to cap its liabilities from the Gulf of Mexico disaster by offering those affected one-off compensation payouts in return for them waiving the right to sue.
|July 27, 2010, 11:08 am|
The emergency alarm on the Deepwater Horizon was not fully activated the day the oil rig caught fire and exploded, killing 11 people and setting off the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico
|July 27, 2010, 8:26 am|
OIL giant BP announced huge losses of more than 11BILLION today as it revealed former boss Tony Hayward is to be banished to SIBERIA.
|July 16, 2010, 11:29 am|
BP Plc faces more than 300 lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in potential claims as damage from the worst oil spill in U.S. history ripples through the nation’s Gulf Coast economy.
|July 8, 2010, 5:31 pm|
Public outrage at BP is at a fever pitch, but don't expect to see executives in chains, camera-ready perp walks or a high-profile trial.
|July 7, 2010, 9:34 am|
Now, some survivors of the blast, the families of those killed and their lawyers are trying to inject new life into a months-long campaign to get the government to reopen its investigation into the causes of the Texas City accident.
|July 5, 2010, 4:02 pm|
The Texas City disaster has taken on new relevance today, because the investigations that were done in its aftermath reveal so much about the company that is responsible for what's happening now in the Gulf.
|July 5, 2010, 3:37 pm|
Leining and various victims' attorneys have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to revoke the terms of a 2007 plea deal the company reached as part of a criminal prosecution of the deadly Texas City accident.
|July 5, 2010, 3:34 pm|
Lord Browne of Madingley, the ex-chief executive of BP, is at the centre of litigation in the United States alleging that cost cutting made while he was in charge of the oil giant led to disasters such as the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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