British Petroleum (BP) http://www.kunc.org en BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process http://www.kunc.org/post/bp-wants-halt-deepwater-horizon-claims-process BP is fighting the settlement it agreed to last summer that let the oil company avoid thousands of potential lawsuits over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.<p>Just after the spill, when oil was still gushing into the Gulf, BP touted the $20 billion it set aside for claims. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:16:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 49254 at http://www.kunc.org BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process Why The Latest Gulf Leak Is No BP Disaster http://www.kunc.org/post/why-latest-gulf-leak-no-bp-disaster Teams of workers are mobilizing in the Gulf of Mexico to try to stem a natural gas leak at an offshore drilling rig that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/07/24/205093884/gas-well-on-fire-in-gulf-of-mexico">exploded and caught fire</a> Tuesday. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:18:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 47495 at http://www.kunc.org Why The Latest Gulf Leak Is No BP Disaster BP Ends Oil Spill Cleanup In Gulf, Except For Louisiana http://www.kunc.org/post/bp-ends-oil-spill-cleanup-gulf-except-louisiana BP is ending its cleanup of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in three Gulf Coast states this month, leaving Louisiana as the only state with ongoing cleanup linked to the company's Deepwater Horizon Response effort. Reports of oil sightings in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida will soon be the U.S. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:50:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 45601 at http://www.kunc.org BP Ends Oil Spill Cleanup In Gulf, Except For Louisiana Gulf Coast States Get Creative With BP Oil Spill Money http://www.kunc.org/post/gulf-coast-states-get-creative-bp-oil-spill-money Gulf Coast states are lining up to spend $1 billion from BP on coastal restoration. The money is part of BP's legal responsibility to restore the Gulf of Mexico's natural resources in the aftermath of the worst oil disaster in U.S. history.<p>But the nature of some of the state projects, including boat ramps and a beachfront hotel, is raising questions about just what counts as coastal restoration.<p>Earlier this month, Alabama's Gov. Robert Bentley stood on a sugar white state park beach to announce plans for an $85 million lodge and conference center. Tue, 28 May 2013 22:38:00 +0000 Debbie Elliott 44973 at http://www.kunc.org Gulf Coast States Get Creative With BP Oil Spill Money Key Charge Against Ex-BP Official In Spill Case Dismissed http://www.kunc.org/post/key-charge-against-ex-bp-official-spill-case-dismissed It's another bad day for the Justice Department.<p>A federal judge in Louisiana has thrown out the central criminal charge against a former BP executive because prosecutors failed to prove he knew about a pending congressional investigation into oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico three years ago. U.S. Mon, 20 May 2013 23:11:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 44582 at http://www.kunc.org Key Charge Against Ex-BP Official In Spill Case Dismissed