BP to Pay $7.8B to Settle Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Lawsuit. Is it a Bad Deal For Gulf Residents?

Investigative journalists Greg Palast and Antonia Juhasz examine who wins and who loses in BP’s settlement. "[BP is] basically being told, if you’re like a bank robber, you put the money back in the vault, and everything’s forgiven," says Palast, who also investigated the Exxon Valdez settlement. Meanwhile, state and federal governments are still pursuing separate civil claims against BP for environmental damage. "That’s when we’re going to ... Full Story »

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Dwight Rousu
4.6
by Dwight Rousu - Mar. 6, 2012

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Overall
4.6

Very good
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Quality
4.6
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0
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4.5
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