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Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists | Al Jazeera English

New Orleans, LA – “The fishermen have never seen anything like this,” Dr Jim Cowan told Al Jazeera. “And in my 20 years working on red snapper, looking at somewhere between 20 and 30,000 fish, I’ve never seen anything like this either.” Dr Cowan, with Louisiana State University’s Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences started hearing about fish with sores ...

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Deepwater oil spill: BP finalises settlement with Gulf residents | guardian.co.uk

BP and lawyers for the businesses claiming damages in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster have finalised the details of a multi-billion dollar settlement and submitted it to a judge in New Orleans. The proposed settlement, which includes economic and medical claims, must be approved by US district judge Carl Barbier. He has scheduled a closed-door conference on the proposal ...

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BP settles while Macondo ‘seeps’ | Al Jazeera

New Orleans, LA – As BP settles out of court for the first phase of thousands of lawsuits that could cost the company tens of billions of dollars, Al Jazeera has spotted a large oil sheen near the infamous Macondo 252 well. In September 2011, Al Jazeera spotted a large swath of silvery oil sheen located roughly 19km northeast of ...

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