BP could have stopped Macondo blowout, but let oil flow to protect well for future use: Federal lawsuit

Landowners Say BP Let Oil Flow for Its Well, Courthouse News Service by Sabrina Canfield, ... Read more >>

BP must compensate residents and boat crews harmed by Corexit, a new lawsuit claims

BP hit by health claims over Gulf of Mexico clean-up, Telegraph, March 31, 2011 ... Read more >>

Dispersants harmed Gulf residents and cleanup crews, lawyers say -- Diseases can appear months or years later

Bloomberg, March 30, 2011 at 4:31 pm EDT ... Read more >>

Feds investigating Nungesser for events in 2007, subpoenas issued

Feds probe post-Katrina work in Plaquemines Parish, Associated Press, March 25, 2011 ... Read more >>

“Death case” and other test cases likely to prompt settlements by BP — “They can’t afford to have the public find out how bad they’ve been” says attorney

Gulf Crisis Still Unresolved One Year Later, WNCF ABC 32, March 17, 2011 ... Read more >>

Insider Trading: Did BP use knowledge of actual flow rate to engage in illegal stock sales?

BP officials queried in federal investigation into possibility of insider trading, The Times-Picayune, March 17, 2011 at 12:30 am EST ... Read more >>

“Bogus” claim made by leader of BP-funded cleanup worker health study says legal expert

Bogus Disclaimer on Oil Spill Health Study: Lead Researcher Says “We Can Never Demonstrate Exact ... Read more >>

Judge seizes jurisidiction over BP’s $16 billion oil disaster trust fund — claims of independence were misleading

Barbier's order takes control of BP trust fund, Louisiana Record, February 7, 2011:

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Duress: Mississippi says BP is violating state law by requiring claimants to sign away their right to sue

AG: BP claims process violates law, Fox 10, February 2, 2011:
Tuesday, in a federal court ... Read more >>

Professor contracted by BP criticizes news media — Mentions “conflicting interests”

OIL SPILL SYMPOSIUM: Disaster prompts campus event, University of Georgia Red and Black Newspaper, January ... Read more >>

21 months in prison for co-owner of company involved in oil spill

Prison for La. man in 2008 Miss. River oil spill, Associated Press, January 19, 2011:

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“BP oil spill: Colombian farmers sue for negligence” — Poisoned water, crop failures, livestock die-off

BP oil spill: Colombian farmers sue for negligence, Guardian, January 11, 2011:

Farmers claim BP breached ... Read more >>

Attorneys: "There remains a significant amount floating in the water and along the coastline from Texas to Florida" -- "Businesses should wait before settling"

Houston Maritime Lawyers Say BP Oil Spill Victims Should Weigh Options Before Making Decisions on ... Read more >>

“Disfigurement” and “substantial physical injury” after COREXIT inhaled and touched says seaman

Brooks says he inhaled the dispersant and had the toxic chemical splash onto him causing him “substantial physical injury.” ... Read more >>

Report: Feinberg's brother being paid by BP -- Firm's "Director of Special Projects"

BP paid Feinberg $2.5M, Bloomberg, October 9, 2010:

Kenneth Feinberg and his law firm have been ... Read more >>

Plaintiff’s attorney disagrees that BP never used dispersant in INSHORE areas — “Comfortable” they will be able to prove it in court

Lawsuit: Man who tried to save drowning toddler became ill from oil, Press-Register, October 01, ... Read more >>

Man said to be "severely ill after swallowing oil and chemical dispersant" while trying to rescue drowning child from Gulf (VIDEOS)

Lawsuit: Man who tried to save drowning toddler became ill from oil, Press-Register, October 01, ... Read more >>

BP, Feds say 400 turtles dead, “I’d bet my house it’s more like 4,000″ says expert — Rumors of “plastic bags marked for incineration”

The Oil and the Turtles, Vanity Fair, September 21, 2010:

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EXPLICIT: Well-known fisherman threatened with arrest — “Communism? You’re in it as far as I know.” (VIDEO)

Interview with C.J. (Mississippi fisherman), Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana Radio with Kindra Arnesen, September ... Read more >>

State biologist claims massive fish kills “are NOT a concern” — Then says could be from oil-eating microbes, “I don’t know” (VIDEO)

Three massive fish kills in one week in Plaquemines Parish have raised some serious concerns ... Read more >>

BP crew member diagnosed with “benzene poisoning” — “Paw Paw why you gonna die?” asks crying 5 year old (VIDEO)

See earlier article here: BP cleanup worker, age 35: “GRAVELY ILL” from “BENZENE” exposure, ... Read more >>

*MORE* Feds: You can’t dig “IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR OIL”, “Sounds like they got something to hide” — Tarballs encountered while building SAND CASTLE (VIDEO)

Digging not illegal, WEAR Channel 3, September 20, 2010:

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BP cleanup worker, age 35: “GRAVELY ILL” from “BENZENE” exposure, doctors say medication required to “survive” — Needs help to bathe and dress

Illness from spill unknown still, Houma Today, September 19, 2010:

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The 5-year-old [said] “... At night, ... Read more >>

Compilation: Federal government CONFISCATING SAMPLES and PREVENTING RESEARCH all over Gulf (VIDEO)

1) Bipartisan Obama Oil Spill Commission INTIMIDATING SCIENTISTS — Investigating whether ... Read more >>

Local officials “UNCONVINCED” with State’s explanation that oil had nothing to do with huge fish kills — Taking samples to build their case

Despite final well kill, oil persists along coastal Louisiana, WWL-TV, September 19, 2010 at 5:49 ... Read more >>

Feds threaten reporter on oiled Florida beach: “ILLEGAL TO DIG” without permit — NO SAND CASTLES (VIDEO)

Where You Can And Can't Dig At The Beach, WEAR ABC, September 17, 2010:

Pensacola ... Read more >>

Feds try CONFISCATING more samples from Gulf — “Agent in an unmarked car” (VIDEO)

Dahr Jamail Interview, Intel Hub Radio, September 17, 2010:

Full interview here. Report on interview ... Read more >>

NOAA directives for beach cleanup: COSMETIC washing of surface, removing just top layers where heavily contaminated

Gulf oil spill: After it hit beaches, where did it go?, Christian Science Monitor, September ... Read more >>

WATCHERS: Feds paid man $9,000 a month to “MONITOR MEDIA” for negative media coverage — Now trying to cover it up

New Orleans man was paid by U.S. to rate news coverage of oil spill cleanup, ... Read more >>

Feds contract is with a “far away BP subsidiary” — Concerns company might “be able to get out of paying $20 billion” (VIDEO)

Washington Journal, CSPAN, September 10, 2010:

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SIOBHAN HUGHES, Dow Jones Newswires Senior Energy Writer: Even ... Read more >>

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