BP wins Macondo payment reprieve

Reprieve: an appeals court has halted payments to claimants who did not suffer economic loss or property damage directly related to the 2010 spill

BP has won an appeal to avoid paying losses from individuals and businesses which were not traceable to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, capping the costs from the blowout.


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