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Oil covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico wait in a holding pen for cleaning at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Buras, Louisiana, June 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

BP Appeals Ruling In Dispute Over Spill Settlement

A court had ruled against BP’s bid to require proof from those claiming losses from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

12/27/2013

File photo of Hurricane Katrina. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Jury Selection For Ex-Officer In Katrina Shooting

A federal judge in New Orleans said he expected to seat a jury on Tuesday to hear the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina.

12/03/2013

File Footage of shore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of La. (credit: Scott Lloyd/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

BP Trial To Focus On Scientists’ Spill Estimates

A federal judge was set to begin hearing three weeks of testimony Monday about how much oil made it into the ocean during the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

10/07/2013

File photo of the BP logo. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Gives BP A Win In Settlement Dispute

A federal appeals court gave new life Friday to oil giant BP PLC’s claims that a judge’s interpretation of a settlement after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could force the company to pay billions of dollars for bogus or inflated claims by businesses.

10/02/2013

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