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Actor Kevin Costner stands on the side of the 17th green during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2011 in Pebble Beach, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jury Sides With Costner In BP Spill Lawsuit

Kevin Costner said his reputation was at stake as he defended himself against accusations that he cheated fellow actor Stephen Baldwin out of millions of dollars after the 2010 oil spill.

06/15/2012

Actor Kevin Costner stands on the side of the 17th green during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2011 in Pebble Beach, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baldwin Set To Battle Costner Over BP Deal

Two Hollywood stars could spend the next two weeks in a New Orleans courtroom rather than on camera, on opposing sides in a real-life legal drama.

06/04/2012

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Judge Outlines New Plan For Gulf Oil Spill Trial

A judge has outlined a new structure for a trial of Gulf oil spill claims that wouldn’t be resolved by a proposed class-action settlement between BP and a team of attorneys.

05/31/2012

A shrimper works in a shrimp boat off the coast of Louisiana. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Fishermen Reeling From Seafood Troubles

Gloom infects the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of gritty fishing towns in Louisiana, as the second full year of fishing since BP’s catastrophic oil spill kicks into high gear.

05/24/2012

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Judge Hears Details Of Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

A judge said that he is leaning in favor of granting approval to a class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

04/26/2012

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Judge To Hold Hearing On Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

A judge is set to preside over a hearing on a class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

04/25/2012

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Judge Asked To Approve BP Oil Spill Settlement

BP and a team of attorneys have presented a settlement to resolve economic damage claims from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

04/18/2012

Tugboats tow the damaged Exxon Valdez oil tanker two weeks after it ran aground in March, 1989.  (Photo credit CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Exxon Valdez Sold For Scrap

The ship, which caused the worst oil tanker spill in American history, has changed names and owners four times since the accident in 1989.

03/20/2012

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

BP Settles With Maker Of Failed Blowout Preventer

BP said it was “in their mutual best interests, and the agreement is not an admission of liability by either party.” The companies are dropping all claims against one another, they said.

12/16/2011

Birds fly over an island that is threatened by the massive Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill on May 9, 2010 in Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Day Of Remembrance: 1 Year After Gulf Oil Disaster

Relatives of some of the 11 men who died aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are flying over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, back to the epicenter of the worst offshore oil spill in the nation’s history.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2011

A 2004 photo of a rock from a beach on Naked Island in Prince William Sound covered with crude oil tar from the wreck of the Exxon Valdez. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

$100 Million More Sought For Exxon Valdez Cleanup

A federal judge will hear arguments Friday on whether Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp. owes another $100 million to remove oil remaining from the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill.

CBSDFW.COM–03/02/2011

Former BP CEO Tony Hayward appears before a House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "The Role Of BP In The Deepwater Horizon Explosion And Oil Spill" on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 2010. (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hayward Says BP Was Unprepared For Gulf Oil Spill

Former BP chief Tony Hayward has acknowledged that the company was unprepared for the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

11/09/2010

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