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  1. Gulf states and BP reach settlement over oil spill

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Jul 2015

    and the U.S. government over Clean Water Act penalties after a judge ruled the ..... roughly $13.7 billion in possible Clean Water Act penalties alone, with possibly ..... company had argued against a high Clean Water Act penalty, saying its spill-related

  2. BP has agreement in principle to settle governmental Macondo claims

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Jul 2015

    entities. The payments agreement calls for BPXP is to pay the United States a civil penalty of $5.5 billion under the Clean Water Act over 15 years. BPXP will pay $7.1 billion to the United States and the five Gulf states over 15 years for natural

  1. BP to settle federal, state Deepwater Horizon claims for $18.7 billion

    Article

    Thu, 2 Jul 2015

    needs,” explained Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive. “When concluded, this will resolve not only the Clean Water Act [CWA] proceedings but also the natural resource damage [NRD] claims as well as other claims brought by gulf states

  2. Justices won't hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf offshore oil spill

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill . The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the owners of the

  3. Court rejects BP, Anadarko Macondo appeals

    Online Articles

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015

    review of a decision last year by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denying their attempts to limit Clean Water Act fines imposed as a result of the accident. The federal government seeks as much as $13.7 billion from BP and

  4. Virginia OKs $2.5M coal ash spill settlement with Duke

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Jun 2015

    giant had agreed to plead guilty to violations of the Clean Water Act related to the spill and other violations and pay ..... today was strictly about the civil violations of the Clean Water Act and the state water control law and it wasn't about

  5. Virginia approves $2.5 million coal ash settlement for Duke Energy

    Online Articles

    Fri, 26 Jun 2015

    giant had agreed to plead guilty to violations of the Clean Water Act related to the spill and other violations and pay ..... today was strictly about the civil violations of the Clean Water Act and the state water control law and it wasn't about

  6. Coal news: Duke Energy plans to dig up, move coal ash from most pits

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Jun 2015

    contaminated wastewater each day. The company pleaded guilty last month to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $102 million in fines, restitution and community service. After hearing federal prosecutors allege

  7. Duke Energy plans to dig up, move coal ash from most pits

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Jun 2015

    contaminated wastewater each day. The company pleaded guilty last month to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $102 million in fines, restitution and community service. After hearing federal prosecutors allege

  8. Federal appeals court affirms ruling in Arctic offshore drilling suit

    Online Articles

    Fri, 12 Jun 2015

    were not arbitrary, capricious or unlawful. Environmental groups who sued in 2012 argued the approvals violated Clean Water Act standards and the Endangered Species Act. The government countered that the groups' claims were based, in part