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  • 04.04.16

Six years after BP oil spill, judge approves $20 billion settlement

The settlement, which includes $5.5 billion in Clean Water Act penalties, resolves claims by five Gulf states and local governments over damage caused by the massive spill.  Per the AP:

The ruling binds the company to a massive cleanup project in the Gulf Coast area aimed at restoring wildlife, habitat and water quality, as many consider the fallout from the spill one of the worst man-made disasters ever.

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