BP began pressure testing today on a new cap it lowered over the erupting Macondo oil well. It follows the start of hearings of the Obama administration’s toothless presidential commission on the blowout and a revised “moratorium” on Gulf oil drilling this week: here.
BP has set to work both reducing settlements and dismissing tens of thousands of claims from the victims of the Gulf oil crisis, while “independent” claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg has asked residents not to sue BP: here.
Ex-BP contractor blows the whistle on the media stranglehold: here.
BP’s Well May Leak for 55 Years or More Into The Gulf of Mexico? Here.