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2011 General News

December

Some good ideas for spill money

  • By: The Courier (Houma)
  • 12/06/2011
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Oil spill settlement offer quadrupled for shrimpers, crabbers

  • By: The Associated Press/Clarion Ledger
  • 12/05/2011
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November

Gulf Coast Claims Facilites closing

NIH sponsoring oil spill study

October

Oil spill fund chief says he welcomes oversight

  • By: McClatchy Newspapers
  • 10/31/2011
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Ken Feinberg says new rules for payouts are being formulated

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 10/27/2011
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Groups press for aid for poor BP oil spill victims

  • By: Montgomery Advertiser
  • 10/20/2011
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Gulf oil spill documentary to screen in N.O.

  • By: Anchorage Daily News
  • 10/14/2011
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September

Progress on BP fines: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 09/23/2011
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BP removes tar balls in Alabama

August

BP closing 7 offices

  • By: The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
  • 08/31/2011
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Another big step forward

Florida leads in BP oil spill claims payouts

  • By: Pensacola News Journal
  • 08/24/2011
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Audio News Roundup -- August 23, 2011

  • By: Southeast Lousiana Legal Services
  • 08/23/2011
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Year after oil spill, Gulf seafood rebounds

  • By: The Washington Times
  • 08/18/2011
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Oil Disaster News Roundup - Audio Format

  • By: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • 08/15/2011
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Spill proposal has its flaws

  • By: Hattiesburg American
  • 08/12/2011
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Let's be clear on spill's effects

Crab fishermen, dealers still struggling

Some spill payments in Louisiana going to unpaid child support

  • By: The Associated Press/The Republic
  • 08/01/2011
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July

A massive problem money can't fix

  • By: SouthCoastToday.com
  • 07/28/2011
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Editorial: RESTORE the Gulf

  • By: The Gainesville Sun
  • 07/25/2011
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Oil spill: Florida CFO wants role in claims audit

  • By: Pensacola News-Journal
  • 07/25/2011
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Special master sought to oversee oil spill claims

  • By: The Associated Press/News-Herald
  • 07/25/2011
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BP Gulf spill compensation fund to be audited

  • By: The Associated Press/Sun Herald
  • 07/20/2011
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BP Oil Spill Triggers Major Home Value Loss

Jim Hood on the BP oil spill

  • By: YouTube/WatchTheDaily
  • 07/19/2011
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Gulf oil spill anniversary

  • By: Anchorage Daily News
  • 07/18/2011
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Audit of GCCF part of legislation

Mississippi Sues BP Gulf Oil Claims Fund

Hood seeks BP claims info

  • By: The Clarion-Ledger
  • 07/13/2011
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U.S. Senate panel gets earful on oil spill aftermath

  • By: The Associated Press/News Herald
  • 07/12/2011
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Dispute continues over BP's $20B oil spill fund

  • By: The Associated Press/The Examiner
  • 07/12/2011
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June

Oil spill victims get relief

Transocean Report Blames BP for Gulf Spill

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/23/2011
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State Begins Calculating BP Claim

  • By: Capitol News Service
  • 06/23/2011
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Fla. economists look at oil spill revenue losses

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 06/22/2011
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Shrimp biz nets concern

Florida beach towns doing better, see strong summer

  • By: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 06/20/2011
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BP money sought to aid coast

  • By: Houma Courier (houmatoday.com)
  • 06/20/2011
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Company agrees to pay BP $75M to settle claims

  • By: The Associated Press/San Jose Mercury News
  • 06/20/2011
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Judge dismisses batch of oil spill court claims

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 06/17/2011
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Vietnamese hope for BP settlement

  • By: Pensacola News Journal
  • 06/15/2011
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Economists looking at Fla. oil spill tax losses

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 06/15/2011
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Appeals panel for BP Gulf oil spill damage claims formed

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 06/13/2011
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Barbour: Oil spill handled poorly

La. man pleads guilty in oil spill fraud case

  • By: The Associated Press/Forbes
  • 06/06/2011
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Chairman Issa Releases Report Critical of BP/Administration Response to Gulf Oil Spill

  • By: US House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
  • 06/02/2011
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Barbour speaks at House hearing on oil spill

  • By: Associated Press/The Sacramento Bee
  • 06/02/2011
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May

BP money: Coast needs rebuilding

  • By: Jackson Clarion Ledger
  • 05/31/2011
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Seafood grant looks to boost Gulf business

  • By: Montgomery Advertiser
  • 05/31/2011
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BP Wants Thousands of Oil Spill Claims Tossed

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 05/31/2011
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BP asks judge to dismiss many Gulf oil spill claims

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 05/26/2011
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Cooler heads prevail

NY man admits false claim for gulf spill aid

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 05/12/2011
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Oil spill fines could go to Gulf Coast

  • By: Birmingham Business Journal
  • 05/09/2011
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Spike Lee draws a crowd with West Bank visit

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 05/09/2011
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Lan Diep lauded by The New York Times and The Huffington Post

  • By: The Huffington Post and The New York Times
  • 05/09/2011
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La. seeks large share of oil spill liability money

  • By: The Washington Examiner
  • 05/05/2011
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Eight North Florida counties affected by oil spill to get $10M

  • By: Tallahassee.com (registration may be required to view article)
  • 05/02/2011
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April

AG right to hold feet to the fire

  • By: Hattiesburg American
  • 04/29/2011
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BP sues partners as Gulf marks year since spill

  • By: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • 04/21/2011
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BP Sues 3 Companies Over Oil Spill

  • By: The New York Times
  • 04/21/2011
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BP still needs to make it right: An editorial

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 04/21/2011
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Jindal heads to Grand Isle for spill anniversary

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 04/20/2011
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Day of remembrance: 1 year after Gulf oil disaster

  • By: The Associated Press/WHEC
  • 04/20/2011
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A year later, a little bit of uncertainty

  • By: Slidell Sentry/St.Tammany News-Banner
  • 04/20/2011
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A year after the oil spill, Gulf Coast is healing, hurting

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/20/2011
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BP and the Gulf One Year Later

  • By: PBS Nightly Business Report
  • 04/19/2011
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Oil Spill lawsuit claims deadline approaching

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 04/19/2011
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Documentaries take look at oil spill

  • By: Washington Examiner
  • 04/19/2011
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Deadline Wednesday for Gulf oil spill litigation

  • By: The Associated Press/The Houston Chronicle
  • 04/19/2011
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Deep sea work dried up

Oil spill: One year later

  • By: Pensacola News Journal
  • 04/18/2011
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Coast still recovering from oil spill

  • By: Hattiesburg American
  • 04/18/2011
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Along Gulf, spill still defines state of mind

  • By: Associated Press/Bloomberg Businessweek
  • 04/18/2011
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Oil spill: Business has to adapt

Oyster leaders meet to discuss BP spill

  • By: Bloomberg Businessweek
  • 04/18/2011
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Locals to address oil-spill issues

Barbour reflects on oil spill

Oil spill cleanup: One year later

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 04/18/2011
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The Gulf spill, a year later

  • By: TimesLive (South Africa)
  • 04/18/2011
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BP OIL SPILL: THE AFTERMATH

  • By: Daily and Sunday Express (UK)
  • 04/18/2011
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Gulf Coast tourism faces another oil crisis

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/15/2011
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Oil-spill protesters disrupt BP meeting

  • By: The Washington Times
  • 04/15/2011
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Gulf Seafood Deemed Safe But Still Under Scrutiny

  • By: Minnesota Public Radio
  • 04/15/2011
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Dispute heats up over BP's $20B oil spill fund

  • By: Bloomberg Businessweek
  • 04/15/2011
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BP faces wave of protests at shareholder meeting in London

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/14/2011
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AP IMPACT: BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

  • By: The Associated Press/Bloomberg Business Week
  • 04/12/2011
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Florida wants BP to replace lost revenue

  • By: Orlando Business Journal
  • 04/12/2011
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Cao says he was fired from oil spill claims post

  • By: The Associated Press/Sun-Herald
  • 04/12/2011
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Pelican is star of documentary premiering in Fla.

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 04/11/2011
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The Gulf Oil Spill

  • By: The New England Journal of Medicine
  • 04/07/2011
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BP official pressed at Gulf oil spill hearing in Metairie

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 04/07/2011
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BP: ‘We have not left Louisiana'

  • By: St. Tammany News (News-Banner)
  • 04/06/2011
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Best Year Ever forOil Spill Company?

Painful learning experience

Louisiana politicians push to get BP money for Gulf restoration

  • By: The Associated Press/the Daily Reporter
  • 04/01/2011
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March

Death Payouts in BP Spill Start at $8 Million

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 03/30/2011
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Law Center’s Weiss to pick judges

Q&A on filing Gulf oil spill claims

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 03/29/2011
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BP hikes claims czar's monthly salary to $1.25M

  • By: San Jose Mercury News
  • 03/25/2011
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Feinberg responds to Alabama AG's complaint

  • By: Montgomery Advertiser
  • 03/24/2011
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Oil spill study shared with public

Deadline nears for oil-spill lawsuit

Alabama AG: Too much foot dragging on spill claims

  • By: Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 03/22/2011
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Lawmaker to sit on spill claims panel

BP says it has processed - not paid - 54% of oil spill claims

  • By: Biloxi Sun Herald/The Sacramento Bee
  • 03/21/2011
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BP oil spill to be topic of town hall meetings

  • By: The Times-Picayune
  • 03/17/2011
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Locals share lessons from BP oil spill

Gulf Oil Spill Damages, Phase Two

  • By: The New York Times
  • 03/14/2011
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Alabama gets $16M from BP for tourism ads

  • By: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  • 03/10/2011
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La. to dispense a $30M oil spill tourism grant

  • By: Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 03/10/2011
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BP oil spill set for big screen

Lessons From the Gulf

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 03/10/2011
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After the oil spill, will tourists return to gulf?

  • By: The Atlanta Journal-Consstitution
  • 03/10/2011
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Feinberg, Governor and AG Work Out Claims Speed Plan

  • By: NorthEscambia.com (Florida)
  • 03/04/2011
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BP Spill Chiefs Miss Out on Bonuses

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 03/03/2011
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Feinberg caught in conflict of interest

  • By: The St. Tammany News
  • 03/03/2011
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VOICES: Evidence grows of possible health consequences from BP spill

  • By: The Institute for Southern Studies
  • 03/03/2011
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Jindal won't wait for BP to pay up

  • By: LSU-- The Reveille
  • 03/02/2011
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February

Gulf oil spill claims process under fire

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 02/15/2011
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Three books on the gulf oil spill

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 02/11/2011
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Companies say they are owed millions for BP work

  • By: Bloomberg Businessweek
  • 02/10/2011
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BP responds to nonpayment complaints

  • By: The Clarion Ledger
  • 02/10/2011
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Sierra Club seeks to join suit against BP

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 02/09/2011
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Free legal assistance offered to claimants of BP oil spill

  • By: Pensacola Business Journal
  • 02/08/2011
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Gulf seafood reps to visit DC

  • By: The Associated Press/WXVT15
  • 02/07/2011
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US judge: Spill claims czar not independent of BP

  • By: The Associated Press/The Houston Chronicle
  • 02/03/2011
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Gulf Coast Seafood Safety Concerns

  • By: WKRGTV (Mobile/Pensacola)
  • 02/02/2011
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Report Foresees Quick Gulf of Mexico Recovery

  • By: The New York Times
  • 02/02/2011
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La. leaders ask Obama for meeting on Gulf drilling

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 02/02/2011
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BP resumes dividends despite full-year loss

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times Picayune
  • 02/01/2011
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January

Editorial: What Oil Spill?

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/31/2011
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BP funds legal group to help spill victims

  • By: Pennsacola News Journal
  • 01/31/2011
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Survey measures post-oil spill seafood attitudes

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 01/31/2011
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Ala AG appointed to key position in oil spill case

  • By: The Associated Press/WRCBTV3
  • 01/28/2011
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Florida Senate panel OKs oil-spill relief plan

  • By: News-Press (Fort Myers, FL)
  • 01/28/2011
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Potential scams top 7,000 in BP oil spill compensation claims

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/28/2011
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Oil-Spill Lawyers Urge Clients to Settle

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 01/28/2011
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Guidelines for BP gulf oil spill claims eligibility to be developed

  • By: St. Petersburg Times/tampabay.com
  • 01/28/2011
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La. AG slams judge's appointment of Ala. AG

  • By: The Miami Herald/Florida Wires
  • 01/28/2011
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New Alabama AG Boots Oil-Spill Lawyers, Will Handle On His Own.

  • By: The Wall Street Journal (Law Blog)
  • 01/28/2011
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Alabama's new AG pursuing BP suit as lead attorney

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 01/26/2011
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Miss. AG wants court to control claims process

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 01/25/2011
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Scope and Pace of Gulf Cleanup Is Criticized

  • By: The New York Times
  • 01/21/2011
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Fla. AG wants BP claims process to be clearer

  • By: Florida Associated Press
  • 01/20/2011
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Security added at Gulf oil spill claims meetings

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 01/19/2011
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BP oil spill claims czar returns to Gulf Coast

  • By: The Associated Press/The Miami Herald
  • 01/18/2011
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Ex-Rep. Cao helping Vietnamese in oil spill claims

  • By: Bloomberg Business Week
  • 01/18/2011
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Anh 'Joseph' Cao helping Vietnamese with oil spill claims

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/12/2011
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Oil from Gulf spill still fouling Louisiana marshes

  • By: The Associated Press/The Times-Picayune
  • 01/07/2011
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Laid off because of the Gulf oil spill?

Gulf oil spill fund czar gets unlikely supporter

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 01/04/2011
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