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VOICES: The injustice of BP's criminal plea deal

January 29, 2013 - In New Orleans today, a federal judge approved a deal allowing BP to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges related to the Gulf disaster in exchange for a $4 billion fine, probation and monitoring. Some of the company's victims objected to the deal including Cherri Foytlin, who explained her reasons in this letter to the judge.

A Valentine for the Gulf

February 14, 2012 - Gulf Coast advocates are asking fellow Americans to show some love for the region by supporting the RESTORE Act, which would direct penalties for the BP oil disaster back to stricken communities.