Posts Tagged “settlement”

Texas still waiting for $100M in restoration funds from BP oil spill

Officials have received 188 suggestions from public on how to spend BP oil spill money AUSTIN — Texas has been promised at least $100 million for coastal restoration in the wake of the massive BP oil spill that harmed the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.But no Texas projects have been announced, and an official involved […]

$2M Settlement Reached in 2009 San Francisco Bay Oil Tanker Spill

Originally published on In 2009, a tanker was responsible for spilling over 400 gallons of bunker fuel into the San Francisco Bay, polluting nearly 6 miles of the pristine shoreline. Today, the ship’s owners have agreed to pay out an almost $2 million settlement to local governments. The district attorneys of San Francisco and […]

How Spill Settlement Money from BP May Save the Gulf Coast

By BRYAN WALSH, originally published by Time. I was sitting shotgun in a speedboat chugging along veiny canals that cut through southern Louisiana’s coastline, during the Gulf oil spill in the summer of 2010. There was plenty to see that was out of the ordinary during that tragic summer, but I noticed something else a bit […]