Deepwater Horizon http://tpr.org en Post-BP Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed For Texas Gulf Coast http://tpr.org/post/post-bp-oil-spill-restoration-projects-proposed-texas-gulf-coast <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Restoration plans have been laid out for the Gulf Coast in Texas following the BP oil spill in 2010 that spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Deepwater</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Horizon Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees have proposed five projects in Texas totaling $18.4 million dollars from BP, and o</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">fficials are looking for public comment.</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:20:44 +0000 Eileen Pace 23335 at http://tpr.org Post-BP Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed For Texas Gulf Coast Texas Supreme Court To Rule In BP Insurance Case http://tpr.org/post/texas-supreme-court-rule-bp-insurance-case <p>The U.S. 5th Circuit Court has asked that the Texas Supreme Court make a ruling on whether oil giant BP had adequate insurance coverage prior to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.</p><p>Osler McCarthy, a staff attorney for public information at the Texas Supreme Court, said that when BP asked its &nbsp;insurance company, to pay up, its insurer told them they weren't covered.</p><p>McCarthy said the court will be examining if the primary coverage was enough for BP to be covered for the pollution damage to the Texas Coast or if the company should have purchased additional umbrella policies.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:20:00 +0000 Ryan Poppe 18059 at http://tpr.org Texas Supreme Court To Rule In BP Insurance Case BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process http://tpr.org/post/bp-wants-halt-deepwater-horizon-claims-process BP is fighting the settlement it agreed to last summer that let the oil company avoid thousands of potential lawsuits over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.<p>Just after the spill, when oil was still gushing into the Gulf, BP touted the $20 billion it set aside for claims. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:16:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 17976 at http://tpr.org BP Wants To Halt Deepwater Horizon Claims Process BP To Pay Texas $18 Million From Deepwater Horizon Disaster http://tpr.org/post/bp-pay-texas-18-million-deepwater-horizon-disaster <p>Texas is included in five of 28 restoration projects across the Gulf of Mexico under a conditional agreement between BP and Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees.</p><p>Texas Parks and Wildlife spokesman Tom Harvey said although the Texas coast was less visibly impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Texas wildlife was affected.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 20:47:40 +0000 Eileen Pace 10911 at http://tpr.org BP To Pay Texas $18 Million From Deepwater Horizon Disaster