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BP money benefits Coastal Bend conservation projects

CORPUS CHRISTI — More than 600 acres of Coastal Bend wildlife habitat was added to the list of Texas benefits from criminal settlements stemming from the BP oil spill, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced. Awards totaling more than $2.8 million for Coastal Bend projects follow a previously announced acquisition of the 17,000-acre Powderhorn Ranch in Calhoun County, destined ...

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Court reaffirms BP is liable in Gulf oil spill


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has re-affirmed its ruling that BP is liable for federal Clean Water Act damages stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments that there were errors in its June 4 ruling. BP and its minority partner in ...

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Scott Walker and associates to Texas attorneys: Pay up

Coast businessmen Scott Walker, Kirk Ladner and Steve Seymour, who is also a Hancock County supervisor, allege in a federal lawsuit two Texas attorneys owe them almost $7.9 million for bringing aboard thousands of clients who wanted to resolve BP claims. In an unrelated public corruption cases, a federal judge recently sentenced Walker to 18 months in prison for committing ...

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