Louisiana Parish agrees $45m settlement with BP over Deepwater Horizon spill

Louisiana Parish agrees $45m settlement with BP over Deepwater Horizon spill

Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana and British supermajor BP have come to a $45m financial settlement after years of court disputes about damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, according to the Associated Press .

Located on Louisiana’s southeastern tip, the parish suffered environmental damage and economic losses following the April 20, 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

The blast claimed 11 lives and was followed by almost three months of oil gush as millions of gallons spewed from the uncapped well.Last year a $20bn settlement was finalized between BP and federal, state and local […]

LA Parish Reaches Settlement with BP


A coastal Louisiana parish reached a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill.

Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier held news conference to discuss the settlement, how it was achieved and how the money will be used. RELATED STORIES
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Empirical research on economic inequality: Normative considerations and empirical practice.

Inequality

Literature

Questions asked in the empirical literature on economic inequality:I What’s the share of top incomes, and how has it changed? Atkinson et al. (2011)I How and why did women’s participation in wage labor change over time? Goldin (2006)I Is there racial discrimination in the labor market? Bertrand and Mullainathan (2004)I Has the decline of unionization led to rising inequality? Fortin and Lemieux (1997)2 / 31InequalityI What’s the role of migration, technical change, education in explaining wage inequality? Card (2009), Autor et al. (2008)I How large is intergenerational economic mobility, and what are the factors that influence it? Chetty et […]

$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A coastal Louisiana parish has announced a $45 million settlement with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill.

Plaquemines (PLAK’-uh-minz) Parish president Amos Cormier announced the settlement in a news release Tuesday. He set a Wednesday news conference to discuss details.

Plaquemines Parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s southeastern tip. Oil from the 2010 spill after the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig explosion fouled sections of the parish’s marshy coastline.Its local government was one of the few that opted not to take part in a $20 billion settlement over economic […]

$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill


NEW ORLEANS — A coastal Louisiana parish announced a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill.

Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier set a Wednesday news conference to discuss the settlement, how it was achieved and how the money will be used.

Plaquemines Parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s southeastern tip. Oil from the spill after the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig explosion fouled sections of the parish’s marshy coastline.Its local government was one of the few that decided not to take part in a $20 billion settlement over economic […]

Plaquemines Parish reaches $45 million settlement with BP over 2010 oil spill


Plaquemines Parish has reached a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over the 2010 Oil Spill.

Plaquemines Parish was one of the few that decided not to take part in the $20 billion settlement in 2015 over damages between BP and local, state and federal governments.

The parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from the southeastern tip of Louisiana. Parts of its coastline were affected when the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig exploded in 2010.A news conference is expected Wednesday to discuss further details.

Question: 1. Income inequality can be explained by all of th…

1. Income inequality can be explained by all of the following except ​:

A.Ownership of factors of production are not equally distributed and those with greater shares of entrepreneurship tend to experience greater incomes.

B.Changes in tax laws and rates between different periods of time create great disparity among workers.C.Workers have different skill sets which allow some a greater level of productivity.D.Technology has created less of a demand for unskilled labor and a greater return for owners of capital.2. Although poverty is an​ issue, in the U.S.A.most of the population in poverty are illegal immigrants so poverty does not matter much.B.a […]

$45 million settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over crude oil spill

$45 million settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over crude oil spill

NEW ORLEANS: A coastal Louisiana parish announced a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill .

Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier set a Wednesday news conference to discuss the settlement, how it was achieved and how the money will be used.

Plaquemines Parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s southeastern tip. Oil from the spill after the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig explosion fouled sections of the parish’s marshy coastline.Its local government was one of the few that decided not to take part in a $20 billion settlement over economic […]

$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill


NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A coastal Louisiana parish announced a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill.Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier set a Wednesday news conference to discuss the settlement, how it was achieved and how the money will be used.Plaquemines Parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s southeastern tip. Oil from the spill after the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig explosion fouled sections of the parish’s marshy coastline.Its local government was one of the few that decided not to take part in a $20 billion…

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$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill


NEW ORLEANS – A coastal Louisiana parish announced a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill.

Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier set a Wednesday news conference to discuss the settlement, how it was achieved and how the money will be used.

Plaquemines Parish juts out into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana’s southeastern tip. Oil from the spill after the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig explosion fouled sections of the parish’s marshy coastline.Its local government was one of the few that decided not to take part in a $20 billion settlement over economic […]