Content Tagged 'bp oil spill'

Seven Indicted in BP Oil Spill Fraud
A well-known Texas attorney and six others appeared in court today after being indicted on federal charges alleging their involvement in filing fraudulent BP oil spill claims. Video Video
Mississippi Center for Justice on BP Oil Spill Recovery
Another local legal group has also been hard at work since the 2010 oil spill, the Mississippi Center for Justice. Video Video
Order Gives BP 30 Days to Pay Settlements
An order issued today by a U.S District Judge gives BP 30 days to pay out its settlements from the 2010 oil spill. Video Video
Mayor Gilich Discusses Legal Fees from BP Settlement
Mayor Gilich called a special meeting today with the Biloxi City Council to discuss the 2012 contract with the legal team who represented the city in the lawsuit. Video Video
Biloxi Settles with Law Firm
Two hundred thousand more dollars is coming to the city of Biloxi as a result of the 2010 BP oil spill. The city has settled with the law firm who represented Biloxi during its claim. Video Video
Coastal Delegation Working to Keep BP Settlement Money on the Coast
Teamwork: that’s the name of the game for local state Legislators who are trying to ensure BP oil spill money comes back to South Mississippi. Video Video
Jackson County Settles with BP
Jackson County announced today that it will receive 2.4 million dollars in settlement funds from BP as a result of the oil spill. Video Video
Interview with Dr. Jessie Kastler, Coordinator of Program Development at the Marine Education Center
Tonight, a group of local scientists are finishing up their summer seminar titled “The Deep Water Horizon: A Scientists Perspective.” Video Video
City of D'iberville Settles with BP
The city of D’iberville also settled with BP for just under $1 million. Video Video
Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Board Discusses BP Claim
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Board is now the newest group demanding BP pay them back for lost revenue. Video Video
Harrison County Settles for $2.5 Million
Adding to the list of local government claims finalized with BP, Harrison County has settled with the oil giant for 2.5 million dollars. Video Video
Gulfport Settles for 4.4 Million from BP
The City of Gulfport has reached an agreement with BP for economic losses caused by the 2010 oil spill. Video Video
City of D'iberville Settles with BP
The city of D’iberville has settled with BP for just under 1 million dollars. The city suffered some major economic losses after the spill. Video Video
Local Scientists Use Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill For Learning Opportunity
The BP oil spill brought countless negative effects to the Gulf Coast, but local scientists are using it as a learning opportunity in case an accident as big as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill ever occurs again. Video Video
Attorney General Jim Hood Comments on BP Settlement
State Attorney General Jim Hood said in yesterday’s press conference that he believes the state negotiated the best deal possible for Mississippi. Video Video
Mississippi to get $1.5 Billion in BP Settlement
Today the five Gulf States affected by the BP oil spill all settled federal and state claims in the largest environmental settlement in history. Video Video
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Five years after the BP Oil Spill, there are still a lot of unanswered questions. Video Video
Harrison County Board of Supervisors Discuss BP Settlement
Harrison County Board of Supervisors called a special meeting today but could not discuss what exactly was said behind closed doors. Video Video
State Representatives Fight for Settlement Money
Two members of the state’s coastal delegation were front and center at today’s breakfast with State Representatives. Video Video
Help for Fishermen Post BP Oil Spill
Fishermen with language barriers are getting help to bounce back from losses post BP Oil Spill. Video Video
Biloxi to Get Nearly $5 Million in BP Damages
Nearly $5 million will be making its way to Biloxi within the next 30 days. Video Video
Supreme Court Denies BP's Appeal on Claims
Nearly five years after the massive spill, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied hearing BP's appeal on private and business claims, meaning the British oil giant must continue to make the payments on the $7.8 billion agreed on for those claims after the spill. Video Video
Coastal Delegation Hopes BP Settlement Money Returns to the Coast
State lawmakers will have to decide how exactly half of the $1.5 billion settlement will be allocated over the next 17 years. Video Video
Coast Delegation Comments on BP Settlement
Today News 25 spoke with members of your Coast Delegation on what their hopes are for this BP money. Video Video
Local Agencies Discuss How They Believe BP Settlement Should Be Used
We all know that Mississippi has $1.5 billion in settlement money from BP coming its way over the next 17 years, but what should that money be used for? Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Plans to Use Litigation Money from BP Spill Effectively
The Mississippi Gulf Coast still has a long way to go in recovering from the BP oil spill. Video Video
Fishermen Still Recovering From BP Oil Spill
For 87 days, Deepwater Horizon spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf. Video Video
Bryant Establishes Oyster Council to Revitalize Populations
Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill dealt a serious blow to the oyster industry. Video Video
5 Years Since BP Oil Spill
Monday marks the 5 year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Video Video
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