BP claims http://wrkf.org en Supreme Court Rules BP Must Keep Paying For Spill http://wrkf.org/post/supreme-court-rules-bp-must-keep-paying-spill Under a legal settlement, BP has been sending money to businesses affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. The company said the terms of the settlement are being misinterpreted. The court disagreed. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:39:00 +0000 editor 27779 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: State Senator Robert Adley; General Russel Honore; WWII Vet. Nicholas Kariouk http://wrkf.org/post/friday-state-senator-robert-adley-general-russel-honore-wwii-vet-nicholas-kariouk <p>Fresh off the closing of the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session, State Senator Robert Adley&nbsp;joins Jim for the first half of today's show. Adley is the author of Senate Bill 469, a bill that&nbsp;would kill the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East's lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for coastal damage. The bill is still in the news as it awaits either the signature or veto by Governor Bobby Jindal.</p><p>Retired Lieutenant&nbsp;General Russel&nbsp;Honore, now with the Green Army, is back on the show to discuss his ever continuing fight for Louisiana clean air and water, as well as his fight for holding those who pollute them accountable.</p><p>Also, on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Nicholas Kariouk, a World War II veteran and French Native, stops by the studio and talks with Jim about his service and his memory of D-Day.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:07:26 +0000 Jim Engster 27646 at http://wrkf.org MONDAY: LSU MassCom Prof. Judith Sylvester; Financial Adviser Ameen Walker; James Dean Claitor http://wrkf.org/post/monday-lsu-masscom-prof-judith-sylvester-financial-adviser-ameen-walker-james-dean-claitor <p>LSU Mass Communication Professor Dr. Judith Sylvester talks about the new tobacco-free campus at LSU; a policy she had been working on for the university for the past fourteen years.</p><p>Owner and Founder of First Financial of Baton Rouge, LLC&nbsp;Ameen&nbsp;Walker, talks with Jim about BP's recent decision to ask the Supreme Court to review Deep Water Horizon settlements. Ameen's company has filed over 500 BP oil spill claims since the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.</p><p>Also, musician James Dean Claitor&nbsp;talks about his latest album as well as what it's like being the brother of Dan Claitor.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 15:05:34 +0000 Jim Engster 27123 at http://wrkf.org BP Asking US Supreme Court To Modify Claims Process http://wrkf.org/post/bp-asking-us-supreme-court-modify-claims-process <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/05/FlemingBPAppealMay21WEB.mp3" class="asset-audio">BP heading to US Supreme Court.</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">BP is asking the US Supreme Court for relief from a damage claim process enacted after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil company has lost several court battles to modify the deal.</span><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:27:15 +0000 Eileen Fleming 26928 at http://wrkf.org BP Argues Companies Are Unfairly Cashing In On 2010 Spill http://wrkf.org/post/bp-argues-companies-are-unfairly-cashing-2010-spill Oil giant BP is challenging hundreds of millions of dollars in claims that were filed by businesses after the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>The total price tag for BP's oil spill is huge — $42.5 billion. At issue here is a fraction of that — but still a lot of money. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:12:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 19859 at http://wrkf.org BP Argues Companies Are Unfairly Cashing In On 2010 Spill