Archive | July, 2015
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BP settlement is ‘Christmas in July’ for Coast cities, counties, schools and attorneys

Federal District Judge Carl Barbier on Monday approved BP’s $1 billion settlement with cities, counties and school districts and ordered that all payments be made within 30 days. Sun Herald (MS)  / “It’s Christmas in July,” said Alan Dedeaux, superintendent of Hancock County School District, which will receive $500,000. The district hasn’t yet decided how […]