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5 April 2013

Asian Americans Accuse BP of Discrimination [USA]

Author: Sabrina Canfield, Courthouse News Service

Half of the commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico are Vietnamese and Cambodian Americans, but BP discriminated against them during the oil spill cleanup by hiring only 7 percent of boats in its Vessels of Opportunity program from them, 55...

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11 March 2012

BP oil spill health settlement details are still a mystery [USA]

Author: Rebecca Mowbray, Times-Picayune [USA]

In the BP oil spill case, the health settlement negotiated...between BP and attorneys for private plaintiffs in the oil spill litigation makes tens of thousands of new people eligible for care and compensation from the disaster...But law professors,...

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26 May 2011

Oil Spill Hearing to Focus on Sickness and Other Claims BP Wants to Dismiss [USA]

Author: Sabrina Canfield, Courthouse News Services

A Friday hearing will focus on motions to dismiss claims in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including claims from cleanup workers who say they are sick from exposure to toxic chemicals. Thousands of plaintiffs have filed hundreds of claims for personal...

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31 March 2011

BP, Spill Partners Harmed Oil Cleanup Crews, Lawyers Say

Author: Laurel Brubaker Calkins, Bloomberg

BP… its drilling partners and 11 contractors who made or applied chemical dispersants to attack the 2010 Gulf oil spill should compensate boat owners, cleanup crews and residents injured by contact with the toxic substances, lawyers suing the firms...

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22 March 2011
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Author: Asia Pulp & Paper

A l’occasion de la Journée Mondiale de l’Eau, Asia Pulp & Paper [filiale du groupe Sinar Mas] annonce qu’elle signe l’engagement des chefs d’entreprise pour la préservation de l’eau du Pacte Mondial de l’ONU (« CEO Water Mandate »), et devient...

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16 January 2011

Hard-hitting Letter from Louisiana Senator to Obama Regarding COREXIT Poisoning of the Gulf [USA]

Author: Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe

Mr. President, my concern is that this toxic and damaging chemical [Corexit, produced by Nalco] is still being used and it will compound the long-term damage to our state, our citizens, our eco-system, our economy, our seafood industry, our wildlife...

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23 September 2010

Ejecting BP and Anointing Halliburton

Author: John Collins Rudolf, "Green" blog, New York Times

In June,...BP was stripped from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The index, which tracks “sustainability leaders” in industry worldwide, determined that the [Gulf of Mexico] oil spill was an “extraordinary event” that merited BP’s removal. This...

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17 September 2010

Oil Spill Dispersants

Author: Nalco

All of Nalco’s oil spill dispersants have to pass stringent third part performance evaluations before being accepted for use by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Furthermore, extensive environmental testing has to be performed on all oil...

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29 July 2010

Gulf Coast Residents File Personal Injury Suit Over Oil Dispersant

Author: Tresa Baldas, National Law Journal

The first personal injury lawsuit involving the chemical dispersant Corexit 9500 has surfaced in Alabama…In Wright v. BP…the plaintiffs claim BP has dumped millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico to disperse…crude oil… The...

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18 June 2010

BP, Nalco Sued Over Dispersant Used in Gulf Spill [USA]

Author: Margaret Cronin Fisk, Bloomberg

BP Plc and a Nalco Holding Co. unit, the maker of a chemical dispersant used to deal with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, were sued by Louisiana residents claiming the product is four times more toxic than the oil itself. BP has been using the...

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