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Judge Refuses To Block BP Settlement Payouts
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has rejected BP’s request to block what could be billions of dollars in settlement payouts to businesses who claim the company’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money. Before a hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier alr…
Trial Over Gulf Oil Spill Set To Resume Tuesday
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP’s cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 will continue presenting its defense next week at a trial over the deadly catastrophe. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier heard testimony Wednesday by a Halliburton employee who was …