Waltzer & Wiygul in the News

Coalition criticizes BP settlement plan

22nd October 2012 By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer Go Fish represents fisher folk from across the Gulf Coast and has been advocating for a just settlement for the 2010 BP oil disaster. On October 15, the Go Fish Coalition released a critical analysis of the Seafood Compensation Program (SCP). The SCP outlines the settlement terms [...]

GO FISH’s Explanation of Objections to the BP Settlement

BP, plaintiffs attorneys say discovery request should be rejected

Published: Friday, September 14, 2012, 9:30 PM Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 9:57 PM By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune A request by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, an organization representing fishers and other attorneys to reopen discovery in advance of approval of a $7.8 billion settlement of private claims against BP for damage caused by [...]

Louisiana raises objections to proposed BP settlement of oil spill claims

Published: Monday, September 10, 2012, 8:00 PM By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune Add the states of Louisiana and Mississippi and an organization representing fishers to the list of those objecting to a proposed $7.8 billion settlement of private claims against BP for damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy [...]

Gulf fishermen face hard decisions over BP settlement

By Karen Savage Bridge the Gulf Facing South The Institute for Southern Studies August 2012 URL: http://www.southernstudies.org/2012/08/gulf-fishermen-face-hard-decisions-over-bp-settlement.html At the Gulf Organized Fisheries in Solidarity & Hope (GO FISH) conference held August 4 in Westwego, La., oysterman Byron Encalade of Pointe a la Hache, La., was adamant. Encalade described his Gulf oyster grounds as such: “No [...]

Conference aims to clear up BP settlement confusion for affected fishermen

wwltv.com Posted on August 5, 2012 at 3:15 PM Updated Sunday, Aug 5 at 3:21 PM Maya Rodriguez / Eyewitness News Email: mrodriguez@wwltv.com | Twitter: @mrodriguezwwl WESTWEGO, La. — Several hundred people who make a living off local fisheries convened at the Alario Center in Westwego on Saturday. They carefully listened to presentations that could [...]

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