Gulf Fishermen, Others Still Waiting On Checks From BP

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 3:12 PM EDT) -- Even if the oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico from the BP PLC well uncorked by the Deepwater Horizon rig blast were stopped today, it would likely take decades for affected fishermen and property owners to recover, if they are able to recover at all, panelists told a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee Monday.

Following a morning visit to Louisiana marshes inundated by crude oil that has already washed ashore, members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce's subcommittee on oversight and investigations met at...
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