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According to a SouthernStudies.org news report, new legislation passed by Congress may provide new financial opportunities and restoration to Gulf Coast residents affected by the 2010 British Petroleum (BP) oil spill. The new act, entitled RESTORE the Gulf Coast States Act, may bring billions of dollars in resources and a range of new opportunities for
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Post-Gulf Oil Spill, Seafood Sales Significantly Down

  • May 21, 2012
  • Gulf Oil Spill
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According to a Nola.com news report, seafood sales have suffered a major loss following the 2010 BP (British Petroleum) oil spill. Private plaintiffs now seeking a class settlement with BP joined with the company to analyze the total fishing losses on the Gulf, which they are using to justify a $2.3 billion settlement of seafood
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The April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, triggered by a deadly rig explosion caused by a blown-out Macondo well, still has a significant impact two years later on residents and businesses of the Gulf Coast and other coastal states including Maryland. Recognized as the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, BP (British Petroleum), the global
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