New Orleans is among the five worst U.S. cities for bicyclist deaths, according to a report by the news outlet Vox.com. The report, which ranked 52 large cities, found New Orleans had the fifth-highest rate of biker deaths per capita, at 5.54 deaths per million residents, from 2009 through 2011. Phoenix, Ariz., topped the list with a rate of 6.12 bicyclist deaths [more]
Last spring, when BP reneged on its Settlement Agreement and stopped paying damages to small businesses that had agreed not to sue over the worst oil spill in history, you might have expected the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to rush to the defense of struggling Gulf Coast commerce. You’d have been wrong. The national chamber — as distinguished from local chambers of commerce — has [more]
This past Thursday, the Settlement Administrator issued a policy to implement the revenue and expense “matching” requirement that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found was lacking in the implementation of the settlement formula. The policy is 88 pages long and adds a [more]
It would be perfectly proper for BP, the giant British oil company, to feel a sense of corporate remorse. After all, the firm was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and well blowout that took 11 lives and created "immense environmental damage" in and around the gulf. (Those words were uttered [more]
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