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Will BP go on trial?

February 29, 2012 - After the expected court date for BP's trial for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was delayed this week, rumors have grown about a settlement that could close the case. But will Gulf Coast communities still reeling from the disaster see justice?

What Shell owes Louisiana

August 20, 2008 - As Facing South previously reported, Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal made an important commitment last week to spending a billion dollars in state funds on coastal restoration and protection projects in the coming years.