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The Courier Mail
Petroperu head ousted over oil spillsThe head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, has been sacked after the third oil sp
Petroperu head ousted over oil spills
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
The head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, has been sacked after the third oil spill in the Amazon this year from the state-owned energy company's four-decades-old pipeline. Energy and Mines Minister Rosa Maria Ortiz said that Petroperu had been... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 12010: In volume, BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill overtakes Ixtoc I, which leak
July 1
KECI Missoula / Posted 32 minutes ago
2010: In volume, BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill overtakes Ixtoc I, which leaked 130 million gallons off Mexico's coast from 1979 to 1980, to become the worst oceanic oil spill in U.S. recorded history. Before it was capped on 5, 2010, the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
All-American Fourth of July quizTour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating
All-American Fourth of July quiz
KECI Missoula / Posted 32 minutes ago
Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day. Read More » With Canada Day on July 1, turn your attention to the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Fridaywill get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 47 minutes ago
will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from the 2010 oil spill. It's the first payment of up to a million dollars expected to be paid to Louisiana over the next 15 years. This... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSbe done in enforcing that standard. Jindal overhauled public education in Louis
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted an hour ago
be done in enforcing that standard. Jindal overhauled public education in Louisiana and set high marks in his response to crises such as Hurricane Gustav and the BP oil spill. But it’s the mess that Jindal left the state that will haunt his le... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura oil spills have several residents alarmed about the futurelast week. By Arlene Martinez, amartinez@vcstar.com Residents concerned about
Ventura oil spills have several residents alarmed about the future
Ventura County Star / Posted an hour ago
last week. By Arlene Martinez, amartinez@vcstar.com Residents concerned about the long-term impacts of last week's oil spill in Ventura questioned company, local and state officials during a meeting Thursday night at City Hall. A resident... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Dougherty County employee files notice of million dollar lawsuitFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment fr
Dougherty County employee files notice of million dollar lawsuit
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Medicaid expansion coverage starts Friday in La. with 225,000 enrolledFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment fr
Medicaid expansion coverage starts Friday in La. with 225,000 enrolled
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mike the Tiger spotted in habitat while battling form of cancerFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment fr
Mike the Tiger spotted in habitat while battling form of cancer
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Thousands of LA borrowers owed money in foreclosure settlementFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment fr
Thousands of LA borrowers owed money in foreclosure settlement
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
First payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected FridayFirst payment from 2010 BP Oil Spill settlement expected Friday Louisiana will get $200 million Friday as the first portion of the settlement with BP for economic damages stemming from... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
After the spilt milk, what do you do?the short-term crisis response was handled but also on how the post-crisis peri
After the spilt milk, what do you do?
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
the short-term crisis response was handled but also on how the post-crisis period was addressed. After the massive 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Environmental Protection Agency temporarily banned the company from bidding on new... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSbe done in enforcing that standard. Jindal overhauled public education in Louis
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 hours ago
be done in enforcing that standard. Jindal overhauled public education in Louisiana and set high marks in his response to crises such as Hurricane Gustav and the BP oil spill. But it’s the mess that Jindal left the state that will haunt his le... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Plains All American Crimal Court Case ContinuesThe criminal case against Plains All American Pipeline company went back to cou
Plains All American Crimal Court Case Continues
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 hours ago
The criminal case against Plains All American Pipeline company went back to court for their part in the Refugio oil spill. At this time last year the State beach was recovering from the toxic oil spill. Now, the pipeline owner and its employee are... Read more
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Perth Now
Petroperu head ousted over oil spillsThe head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, has been sacked after the third oil sp
Petroperu head ousted over oil spills
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
The head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, has been sacked after the third oil spill in the Amazon this year from the state-owned energy company's four-decades-old pipeline. Energy and Mines Minister Rosa Maria Ortiz said that Petroperu had been... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Inconsequential News Quiz: Coalition Against Lizard Men Editionmasks, revealing them to be man-sized lizards. D) The $500,000 was part of a c
Inconsequential News Quiz: Coalition Against Lizard Men Edition
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 hours ago
masks, revealing them to be man-sized lizards. D) The $500,000 was part of a court-ordered $5 million settlement over the oil spill. (The $4.5 million still owed to Mayflower apparently will be paid with a plain ol' check-sized check). 2) Work is... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Plains arraignment, motion to seal indictment transcripts continued to July 28James Buchanan, left, at the Santa Barbara Courthouse June 30. He was indicted
Plains arraignment, motion to seal indictment transcripts continued to July 28
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
James Buchanan, left, at the Santa Barbara Courthouse June 30. He was indicted along with Plains following the Refugio oil spill. (Alex Kacik) The arraignment for Plains All American Pipeline and its employee James Buchanan along with the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Court Ruling Shuts Door on Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipelinethe importance of protecting this fragile ecosystem, we need the government to
Court Ruling Shuts Door on Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline
CommonDreams.org / Posted 10 hours ago
the importance of protecting this fragile ecosystem, we need the government to uphold its commitment. We cannot risk an oil spill in this critical ecosystem. There is too much at stake.” - Dr. Paul Paquet, senior scientist at Raincoast... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlementJACKSON (AP) – Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for econo
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlement
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
JACKSON (AP) – Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economic damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Attorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a multistate oil spill settlement,... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlementAttorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlement
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
Attorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a multistate oil spill settlement, Mississippi is to receive almost $2.2 billion. About $1.5 billion is for environmental restoration and economic development. The... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard conducts oil spill drillBREMERTON -- An oil spill response drill will be conducted in the Sinclair Inle
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard conducts oil spill drill
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 hours ago
BREMERTON -- An oil spill response drill will be conducted in the Sinclair Inlet Thursday morning. The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility is practicing specific strategies to protect environmentally sensitive areas. The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
$200M oil spill damage payment expected Friday in Louisiana$200 million from BP, the first portion of the state's settlement for economic
$200M oil spill damage payment expected Friday in Louisiana
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 hours ago
$200 million from BP, the first portion of the state's settlement for economic damages associated with the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne updated state officials Thursday about the payment, which is... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlementMississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economic damages fro
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlement
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 hours ago
Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economic damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Attorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a multistate oil spill settlement, Mississippi is to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlementMiss. (AP) - Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economi
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlement
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 hours ago
Miss. (AP) - Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economic damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Attorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a multistate oil spill settlement,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlementMiss. (AP) - Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economi
Mississippi set to get first $150M from oil spill settlement
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
Miss. (AP) - Mississippi is about to receive the first $150 million for economic damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Attorney General Jim Hood says the payment from BP is expected Friday. Under a multistate oil spill settlement,... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Paradise Reef documentary airs June 30of Pure Naples and filmmaker John Scoular, Flood convinced the county to accept
Paradise Reef documentary airs June 30
Naples Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
of Pure Naples and filmmaker John Scoular, Flood convinced the county to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the BP oil spill. Together, they recorded a short video trailer, hoping to make county officials see why the project would benefit... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
President enacts oil pipeline safety lawSWANSTON Last week, President Barack Obama signed into law a pipeline safety a
President enacts oil pipeline safety law
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
SWANSTON Last week, President Barack Obama signed into law a pipeline safety act proposed in response to the 2015 Refugio oil spill, which deposited 142,800 gallons of crude oil into the ocean at Refugio State Beach. The new law—called the PIPES... Read more
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Al.com
Auditor Jim Zeigler claims funding for Alabama Gulf park project 'unlawful'in April, claiming that the 2013 legislation that authorized the project does n
Auditor Jim Zeigler claims funding for Alabama Gulf park project 'unlawful'
Al.com / Posted yesterday
in April, claiming that the 2013 legislation that authorized the project does not allow the use of BP money from the 2010 oil spill to pay for the work. Zeigler has filed a request to intervene in the case. He asserts that Gov. Robert Bentley and... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Zeigler seeks to join lawsuit over Gulf State ParkMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State Auditor Jim Zeigler is asking to join an ongoing
Zeigler seeks to join lawsuit over Gulf State Park
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State Auditor Jim Zeigler is asking to join an ongoing lawsuit over the use of oil spill settlement funds to build a beachfront hotel and conference center at Gulf State Park. Zeigler on Tuesday filed the motion to intervene... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eight Multinational Oil Firms Urged to Pay Compensation for SpillRights Commission Special Investigation Panel sitting in the state for the paym
Eight Multinational Oil Firms Urged to Pay Compensation for Spill
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Rights Commission Special Investigation Panel sitting in the state for the payment of N34 trillion as compensation for oil spill victims in the state. The oil companies involved are ExxonMobil; Shell Petroleum Development Company; Seven... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
At last, we can move onthe whole place in oil. Not a pretty sight. It's about time Mayflower's luck c
At last, we can move on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the whole place in oil. Not a pretty sight. It's about time Mayflower's luck changed after it endured not just a major oil spill but three devastating tornadoes in recent years. Some us had started to wonder if the place was jinxed. Mayflower... Read more
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iafrica.com
Key points of VW 'dieselgate' settlementOfficials said the settlement is the largest amount to be paid in connection wi
Key points of VW 'dieselgate' settlement
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Officials said the settlement is the largest amount to be paid in connection with an investigation into violations of the Clean Air Act. However it is less than the $18.7 billion paid by British-based BP for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Me... Read more
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The Irish Times
Calls for payout to Irish motorists as Volkswagen reaches €13.9bn deal in UStobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private par
Calls for payout to Irish motorists as Volkswagen reaches €13.9bn deal in US
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
tobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private parties and governments over the 2010 BP Plc oil spill. BP’s final bill isn’t yet known, but it includes agreements to pay more than $25 billion to the US and states and... Read more
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ajc.com
Southern Made: going coastalRobin Pannagl started making soy oyster candles as gifts more than 20 years ago
Southern Made: going coastal
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Robin Pannagl started making soy oyster candles as gifts more than 20 years ago. But after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010, she thought it was important to sell them and promote the state’s oyster industry, which was in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Shipyard to conduct oil spill drill ThursdayBREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility will
Shipyard to conduct oil spill drill Thursday
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility will have an oil spill response training exercise Thursday. During the exercise, scheduled between 8:30 and 11 a.m., PSNS personnel will deploy oil spill response equipment... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Attorney explains process of allocating funds after tragic eventsthe Boston Marathon bombing, the Sandy Hook school shooing, the movie theater s
Attorney explains process of allocating funds after tragic events
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
the Boston Marathon bombing, the Sandy Hook school shooing, the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, and the BP oil spill. “No decisions will be made until we hear from the victims themselves in town hall meetings in Orlando in a few... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Officials: Ventura oil spill clean up could take weeksCONTRIBUTED PHOTO/UNIFIED COMMAND Officials with the unified command said Tuesd
Officials: Ventura oil spill clean up could take weeks
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/UNIFIED COMMAND Officials with the unified command said Tuesday that cleanup efforts following the oil spill in Ventura could potentially take weeks. By Alysson Aredas, alysson.aredas@vcstar.com Efforts to clean up the dry gorge... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Volkswagen Agrees to Nearly $15 Billion Settlement in Emissions ScandalAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Volkswagen Agrees to Nearly $15 Billion Settlement in Emissions Scandal
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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The Irish Times
Calls for payout to Irish motorists as Volkswagen reaches €13.6bn deal in UStobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private par
Calls for payout to Irish motorists as Volkswagen reaches €13.6bn deal in US
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
tobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private parties and governments over the 2010 BP Plc oil spill. BP’s final bill isn’t yet known, but it includes agreements to pay more than $25 billion to the US and states and... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Check to see of your VW or Audi is eligible for settlement moneyAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Check to see of your VW or Audi is eligible for settlement money
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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The Mercury News
Truck missing after oil spill reported near Oakland ColiseumOAKLAND -- City and state crews were cleaning up an oil spill that began at the
Truck missing after oil spill reported near Oakland Coliseum
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
OAKLAND -- City and state crews were cleaning up an oil spill that began at the southbound 66th Avenue offramp from Interstate 880 in East Oakland and ended at the Coliseum parking lot, officials said. The big-rig truck believed to have been the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Volkswagen to face $15-bn price tag for US settlementtobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private par
Volkswagen to face $15-bn price tag for US settlement
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
tobacco industry and US states in 1998 and the multiple payments to private parties and governments over the 2010 BP Plc oil spill. BP's final bill isn't yet known, but it includes agreements to pay more than $25 billion to the US and states and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pipelines affect health, fitness of salmon, study findsis a drop in the bucket and a fraction of the contaminant level measured in the
Pipelines affect health, fitness of salmon, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
is a drop in the bucket and a fraction of the contaminant level measured in the Gulf of Mexico following the BP oil spill in 2010," Alderman said. At U of G, she is working with integrative biology professor Todd Gillis, principal... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Volkswagen to pay thousands of dollars to some Virginia driversAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Volkswagen to pay thousands of dollars to some Virginia drivers
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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Market Watch
There have been only two times when profits have fallen this steeply without a recessiongain. Yet the increase, the first in three quarters, was exaggerated by a huge
There have been only two times when profits have fallen this steeply without a recession
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
gain. Yet the increase, the first in three quarters, was exaggerated by a huge legal settlement tied to BP’s Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010. More ominously, profits are down 14% since hitting a post-recession peak in the third quarter of 2014. If... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Texas reaches $50 million partial settlement with VolkswagenAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Texas reaches $50 million partial settlement with Volkswagen
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Volkswagen Agrees to Record $14.7 Billion Settlement Over Emissions CheatingAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Volkswagen Agrees to Record $14.7 Billion Settlement Over Emissions Cheating
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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Business Standard India
US first-quarter GDP growth revised up to 1.1%in the first quarter, rather than the previously reported 0.6% pace. Profits tu
US first-quarter GDP growth revised up to 1.1%
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
in the first quarter, rather than the previously reported 0.6% pace. Profits tumbled at an 8.4% pace in the fourth quarter, when they were held down in part by a $20.8 billion transfer payment related to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 20... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Volkswagen Will Pay U.S. Diesel Car Owners Up To $10 Billioncases who oversaw both the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and administ
Volkswagen Will Pay U.S. Diesel Car Owners Up To $10 Billion
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
cases who oversaw both the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and administered BP's settlement of claims over its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Lawyers' fees are being paid by VW on top of the nearly $15 billion in car buybacks,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Volkswagen agrees to record $14.7 billion settlement over emissions cheatingAct penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to com
Volkswagen agrees to record $14.7 billion settlement over emissions cheating
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
Act penalties, $8.1 billion for natural resource damage and $4.9 billion to compensate various Gulf states affected by the oil spill. BP has estimated its total cost for the disaster, including compensation to businesses and individuals, at $54.6... Read more
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