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BP to pay largest ever settlement in Deepwater Horizon tragedy

Public Citizen calls it “a slap on the wrist”
November 15, 2012

In a settlement announced this afternoon by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, BP has agreed to pay approximately $4.5 billion and plead guilty to criminal charges in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion led to the largest oil spill in U.S. history.


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Riverboat captain blows whistle -- on unsafe conditions

April 24, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a settlement agreement with St. James Stevedoring Partners LLC New Orleans to resolve findings by OSHA that the company illegally terminated an employee for safety complaints, in violation of the Seaman's Protection Act.


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Delta agrees to seat belt compliance for worker protection

Employee died after being ejected from baggage vehicle
April 18, 2012

Delta Air Lines Inc. has signed a corporatewide settlement agreement with OSHA in order to protect workers who operate baggage handling vehicles.


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Dover Chemical Corp. to to pay $1.4 Million for unauthorized production of chemicals

February 13, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Dover Chemical Corporation has agreed to pay $1.4 million in civil penalties for the unauthorized manufacture of chemical substances at facilities in Dover, Ohio and Hammond, Ind.


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