Mississippi reaches agreement in BP case

Governor Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood have announced that the state has reached an agreement with BP to settle claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The settlement will bring approximately $1.5 billion in additional relief to Mississippi over the next 17 years.

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The $1.5 billion agreement in principle includes: Approximately $183 million in Natural Resource Damage Assessment payments, to be […]