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Atty. Gen. Lynch: Deepwater settlement historic (it ain’t enough)

The justice department says a settlement to resolve claims against BP for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico deepwater horizon oil spill is ‘historic’. The agreement with the five Gulf States affected is worth billions in civil claims. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch made the announcement at the department of justice Monday: (Loretta Lynch) “Today, I am pleased to announce, that we have secured an historic resolution of our pending claims against BP totaling more than 20-billion dollars, making it the largest settlement with a single entity in American history,,, Read the rest here 09:08