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Ex-BP manager settles with SEC over Gulf oil spill insider trading charges | RT USA

Former BP crisis manager Keith A. Seilhan has settled with the SEC after facing insider trading charges related to the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Seilhan had dumped his company stock before news of the spill’s severity had spread. According to the federal charges, Seilhan used confidential information on the extent of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill ...

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Science out of context: BP’s demand for e-mail will erode the scientific deliberative process | The Boston Globe, Guardian

By Christopher Reddy and Richard Camilli, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Late last week, we reluctantly handed over more than 3,000 confidential e-mails to BP, as part of a subpoena from the oil company demanding access to them because of the Deepwater Horizon disaster lawsuit brought by the US government. We are accused of no crimes, nor are ...

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The Aftermath of Deepwater Horizon | Counterpunch

Two Years Later, Gulf Residents Live in Fear of the Future On April 20, 2010, a reckless attitude towards the safety of the Gulf Coast by BP, as well as Transocean and Halliburton, caused a well to blow out 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. As the world watched in horror, underwater cameras showed a seemingly ...

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BP under fire at turbulent AGM | The Guardian

One-in-10 investors voted against Bob Dudley’s £4m pay package, while directors were attacked for safety lapses and painting a ‘rosy’ picture of Gulf of Mexico cleanup An attempt by BP management to move on from the Gulf of Mexico crisis that has dogged it over the last two years was undermined at a turbulent annual meeting when the oil group ...

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Whistleblower: BP Oil Platform Present, Imminent Danger | RSN

whistleblower is alleging for the first time in a yearslong lawsuit against BP that its massive Atlantis oil platform operation off the Louisiana coast faces present and imminent danger. Kenneth Abbott first complained in 2009 that BP had failed to keep required records of the design of pressure-relief systems and other safety mechanisms onboard the Atlantis. His lawsuit in Houston ...

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Gulf ‘Dead Zone’ Lawsuit Brought Against EPA By Environmental Groups | Reuters via Huffington Post

Several environmental groups are suing the U.S. government to curb pollution of the Mississippi River with fertilizers and other contaminants blamed with creating a “dead zone” the size of Massachusetts in the Gulf of Mexico. In separate federal lawsuits filed Tuesday, the groups asked judges to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set base guidelines for state water quality ...

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