November 2012

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Mississippi To Get 335-Million From BP Criminal Settlement

By Jeffrey Hess | Published 16 Nov 2012 06:02pm Hundreds of Millions of new dollars are headed to the Mississippi Gulf coast now that oil company BP has settled its criminal charges with the federal government. But, as MPB’s Jeffrey Hess reports, this settlement is not the end of the financial penalties the company could [...]

Judge to hear arguments Thursday on fairness of oil spill settlement

David Hammer / Eyewitness News Email: dhammer@wwltv.com | Twitter: @davidhammerWWL NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge in New Orleans is holding a hearing Thursday to decide whether BP’s settlement with thousands of oil spill claimants is fair. And billions of dollars are at stake – both for the claimants and their lawyers. A committee of [...]

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