TITLE

BP Leaves Many Damage Claims Waiting in Limbo

AUTHOR(S)
Chavkin, Sasha
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Pro Publica;8/ 1/2010, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that BP PLC is delaying decisions about the validity of many claims for damages from the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in 2010 in Gulf of Mexico. The Oil Pollution Act guides BP's claims process, however, the law doesn't cover explicitly many such claims. BP confirmed that many claims will be deferred until Kenneth Feinberg, the independent administrator appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama, takes over the investigations of the claims.
ACCESSION #
66338420

 

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