Gulf Coast Asphalt Company (GCAC) has reached a plea agreement related to violations of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) and Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) arising from the 2011 fuel-oil spill... Read more
While BP and Anadarko were questioning certain components of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), on another front, two other corporations were challenging another key term of the statute in Texas c... Read more
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected BP’s arguments, including that there are considerable grounds for a difference of opinion on whether the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) provides the... Read more
Two U.S. Congressmen from Florida recently introduced legislation that would require companies to pay cleanup costs under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) and face Clean Water Act penalties for s... Read more
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has secured approval of an agreement with the State of Alabama excusing it from the trial proceedings over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in the battle over A... Read more
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