June 2011

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Action Report: Ferry operators balk at oil spill claim offer

wwltv.com Posted on June 23, 2011 at 6:30 PM Updated yesterday at 6:44 PM Bill Capo / Eyewitness News SHIP ISLAND, Ms. — For boatloads of people, getting away from it all means a visit to Ship Island, enjoying the sand and surf 11 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico from Gulfport. Packed ferries [...]

Judge dismisses environmental law claims by third-party organizations in BP litigation

By Rebecca Mowbray, The Times-Picayune The Times-Picayune In a blow to environmental advocacy groups, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier dismissed all environmental law claims by third-party organizations Thursday in the consolidated litigation over last year’s oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, saying that they don’t have standing because the oil has stopped and [...]

Halliburton & Transocean Want States’ Claims Dismissed in Oil-Spill Litigation

By SABRINA CANFIELD NEW ORLEANS (CN) – Halliburton Energy Services and Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling on Friday sought to dismiss two states’ economic damage claims in the consolidated Gulf of Mexico oil spill litigation. Both companies seek dismissal of claims from Alabama and Louisiana in Pleading Bundle C, which covers claims for economic damages filed [...]

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