Carl J. Barbier

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A guide to the complex Gulf oil spill case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Monday marked the start of a potentially monthslong trial to determine the cause of a well blowout that triggered a massive oil spill and killed 11 oil workers. A glance at the history of the spill, the players involved, and what’s at stake in the trial:

02/25/2013

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High-stakes trial begins for 2010 Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A high-stakes trial started Monday to assign blame and help figure out exactly how much more BP and other companies should pay for the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.

02/25/2013