Gulf Coast Oil Spill

BP Appeals Oil Spill Settlement Agreement Over Damage Claims

July 9, 2013

In 2012, oil giant BP agreed to an uncapped financial settlement to cover tens of thousands of claims from businesses and properties affected by the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill. But BP has started a legal fight to change the agreement, saying that the settlement has grown to include "fictitious" claims. Judy Woodruff reports.

Gulf Still Grapples With Massive BP Oil Leak 2 Years Later

April 20, 2012

Two years after the largest oil leak in U.S. history, the Gulf of Mexico region still struggles with its impact. Jeffrey Brown, David Valentine of the University of California, Santa Barbara and Garret Graves of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana discuss the state of the Gulf and related industries.


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