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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2016-1953: NAICS Code Not Determinative Of Tourism Designation For Non-Profit Events Promoter

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2016-1727: Office Supply Store Not Entitled to Tourism Designation Because of “Incidental Involvement” In Tourist Activity

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

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BP & The Real State of the Gulf – Pollution Report for Thursday, November 13, 2014

The following is a summary of the 11/13/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavor to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the […]

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Did BP Ruin The Gulf?

Did BP ruin the Gulf of Mexico? Not according to a Politico article published yesterday. The only problem? The “article” was written by BP’s VP of Communications, Geoff Morrell. Both BP and Politico deny a “pay-for-play” arrangement, but the cozy […]

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Mayday, a PAC to end all PACs

You may have heard of this new Super PAC designed to put all Super PACs out of business. It’s called the Mayday PAC (b/c first, it’s a nod to the critical status of our hijacked democracy, hence “Mayday!” and second, […]