February 2012

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BP Oil-Spill Trial Postponed for Settlement Negotiations

By SABRINA CANFIELD NEW ORLEANS (CN) – With billions of dollars at stake, the trial over the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history was pushed back a week as settlement talks between BP and oil spill plaintiffs’ attorneys continued. The trial had been set to open today, Monday, but was rescheduled to begin in a [...]

BP faces billions in fines as spill trial nears

BURDEAU, Associated Press – 1 day ago NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On the cusp of trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public officials have spent the waning days in settlement talks. Holed up in small groups inside law offices, war rooms and hotel suites [...]

Drilling Opponents Say Miss. Should Slow Down

By: | Associated Press Published: February 15, 2012 Updated: February 15, 2012 – 10:26 AM » 0 Comments | Post a Comment GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) The Sierra Club and other members of the 12 Miles South Coalition say Mississippi is rushing toward drilling in state waters without addressing concerns about tourism, the environment or economics. [...]

Sierra Club maintains majority of citizens oppose oil and gas drilling

Posted: Feb 10, 2012 7:14 PM CST Updated: Feb 11, 2012 11:05 AM CST By Jeff Lawson Video Gallery 85% of people at public meetings oppose gas drilling BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – It would appear a lot of people want don’t want oil and gas drilling rigs in state waters. This week, the Mississippi Development [...]

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