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 … 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 … 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:

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

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

“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:

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

1) Bipartisan Obama Oil Spill Commission INTIMIDATING SCIENTISTS — Investigating whether they ILLEGALLY SAMPLED … 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 … 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, … 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 … 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, … 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 … 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 … Read more >>

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