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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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Feinberg sells compensation fund to spill victims

Feinberg, who is being paid by BP, declined to provide his salary. “That’s something between me and BP,” he said. By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – The administrator of a $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund … Continue reading

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IRS Opens Hot Line for Oil Spill Compensation Questions

IRS Opens Dedicated Phone Line for Gulf Oil Spill Victims IR-2010-84, July 9, 2010 WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service today announced the opening of a special telephone line for taxpayers affected by the Gulf oil spill. Individuals who have … Continue reading

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BP Cuts Payments to 40,000, La. Official Says

State Cabinet Member Tells Federal Gov’t of “Devastating” Cuts for Thousands with Incomplete Claim Files ACE at it’s finest (AP) BP has decided to reduce payments to tens of thousands of people whose claim files are incomplete, the secretary of … Continue reading

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BP — not U.S. governement — is measuring oil spill carcinogens

Bryant Furlow at Epinews BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest toxic pollution site in U.S. history, but federal agencies are not measuring carcinogen levels in the resulting oil slicks, employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and … Continue reading

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Parsing BP’s $20B Compensation Fund

From the WSJ Law Blog BP, as we previously noted, agreed to set aside $20 billion dollars to compensate oil-spill victims. It’s a staggering amount made all the more so by the fact that the compensation fund doesn’t preclude states … Continue reading

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Countdown: Dr.Riki Ott alleges BP engaged in massive cover-up to hide Gulf Disaster damage

Thank you Firedoglake Dr. Ott explained that volunteers walking the beaches at night find carcasses of birds, turtles, and baby dolphins that, once found, are “disappeared” by men that drive on the beach with flashlights within minutes of their discovery. … Continue reading

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