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Lawmakers Inch Closer to Enacting Legislation to Allocate Deepwater Horizon Fines

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate have taken the first steps toward enactment of legislation that will allocate 80% of fines assessed against BP under the Clean Water Act to Gulf States.  On September 21, 2011, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee reported out S. 1400 –  The RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of… Continue Reading