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BP tallies up claims made by state and local governments on the Gulf coast for economic and...

BP tallies up claims made by state and local governments on the Gulf coast for economic and property damages from the Macondo oil spill, and believes the $34B in claims is "substantially" overstated. BP says proving a loss of tax revenue by local governments would be difficult given its response to the spill led to 40K people being hired and more taxes paid. Local reaction: BP has been "incredibly difficult to deal with."
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  • keith0548
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    BP is not FEMA. You actually have to have some proof that you were damaged.
    5 Feb 2013, 07:46 PM Reply Like
  • The Patriot
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    Good one : )
    5 Feb 2013, 08:14 PM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    Lawyers and money now....that is what it is all about
    6 Feb 2013, 02:03 AM Reply Like
  • benandling.thompson@gmail.com
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    The states are looking for any source of revenue to cover their expenses. Hogs at the trough.
    6 Feb 2013, 02:05 AM Reply Like
  • conway62
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    The fraud and greed by civilians and government is astounding.
    6 Feb 2013, 04:19 AM Reply Like
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