Category Archives: BP Cover Up

BP Settlement Sells Out Victims – Buries Evidence of Oil Company’s Willful Negligence

By Greg Palast at Mudflats [Following the Deepwater Horizon explosion, Greg Palast led a four-continent investigation of BP PLC for Britain’s television series Dispatches. From 1989-91, Palast directed the investigation of fraud charges in the Exxon Valdez grounding for Alaska … Continue reading

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Furious Growth and Cost Cuts Led To BP Accidents Past and Present

A ProPublica and PBS FRONTLINE investigation. “The Spill [1],” a PBS FRONTLINE documentary drawn from this reporting, airs tonight. Check local listings. Jeanne Pascal turned on her TV April 21 to see a towering spindle of black smoke slithering into … Continue reading

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Scientists skeptical about BP oil plumes ‘vanishing’ from Gulf

Medical Muckraker Non-government scientists are expressing skepticism about reports that BP’s huge mixed plumes of oil and oil-dispersant chemicals have vanished from the Gulf, the ProPublica‘s Marian Wang reported Tuesday. Wang’s compilation of quotes from media reports: “These are just … Continue reading

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BP Makes First Deposit to Oil Spill Compensation Fund

News Inferno BP has finally made an initial $3 billion deposit to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill compensation fund. The company said it would make an additional $2 billion deposit in the fourth quarter. According to a report in … Continue reading

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Simmons, BP Critic, energy investment banker, dies in Maine

ROCKLAND, Maine — Matthew Simmons, an energy investment banker who espoused the peak oil theory and became an advocate for alternative energy, has died at his North Haven island home, officials said Monday. He was 67. The founder of Houston-based … Continue reading

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America’s Gulf: A Toxic Crime Scene

by Stephen Lendman at the Dissident Voice On August 4, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a Department of Commerce agency, reported that: The vast majority of the oil from the BP oil spill has either evaporated or been … Continue reading

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Attorney Mike Papantonio Says BP is a Criminal, Sociopathic and Predatory Corporation

As of July 28, BP has yet to deposit any money in the oil spill compensation fund and Feinberg has stated that he could not begin making payments to businesses and individuals until BP makes a deposit. Kathleen Wells, JD  … Continue reading

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