Gulf Coast Disaster News
|February 19, 2015, 1:50 pm|
The “missing” oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster has been found: It’s on the ocean floor dozens of miles off the Louisiana coast, according to a new study.
|February 19, 2015, 1:34 pm|
When the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in April 2010, more than 200 million gallons of oil gushed from BP’s Macondo well into the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the petroleum from the United States’ largest oil spill ended up near the surface of the ocean or washed ashore. But the final destination of 84 million gallons has remained a mystery.
|February 18, 2015, 10:24 am|
The tragedy of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, the resulting oil spill, and the pronounced impact it all had on the Gulf of Mexico is now approaching an ignominious five year anniversary. Most of the business industries and employees affected by the spill have yet to be compensated, and many probably never will.
|February 16, 2015, 11:47 pm|
The 18-attorney committee representing the biggest class action lawsuit in history has been pursuing legal action in their own best interests rather than that of their clients, according to plaintiff attorney Daniel Becnel.
|February 12, 2015, 1:31 pm|
The frustrating battle continues for many South Mississippians waiting to be paid by BP. Wednesday, one local business owner who has been expecting a settlement check instead received a letter from BP stating the company is appealing the settlement they already agreed to.
|February 6, 2015, 11:30 pm|
In the strongest signal yet that the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement process has ground to a halt, newly revealed court documents show that the number of claims being paid by Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau are now fewer than the number of new claims coming in.
|December 4, 2014, 2:31 pm|
A new study says oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is still trapped in Alabama’s beaches four years later.
|November 19, 2014, 1:25 pm|
The MDL Court in New Orleans overseeing the BP oil spill litigation as finally weighed in on the delays associated with payment of monies owed to the Seafood industry devastated by the 2010 oil spill.
|November 18, 2014, 10:26 am|
Two days after the catastrophe, Jasmine Wise, the daughter of one of the four victims Crystle Wise, hired Beaumont attorney Brent Coon to bring to light what led to employees being exposed to those deadly fumes.
|November 12, 2014, 6:08 pm|
Read Slate's review of the "Great Invisible" a documentary that explores how BP disregarded safety measures that could have prevented the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig. BCA founder Brent Coon is featured in this award winning documentary about how BP grossly put profits over people, killed 11 men, and caused one of the worst disasters in US History.
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