BP http://wwno.org en BP Wins Key Pre-Trial Motions in Federal Court Over Gulf Oil Spill http://wwno.org/post/bp-wins-key-pre-trial-motions-federal-court-over-gulf-oil-spill <p>BP has won a ruling that bars some references to earlier accidents from a trial over its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.&nbsp;The federal judge hearing the case feared opening a &ldquo;trial within a trial.&rdquo;</p><p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 5145 at http://wwno.org Judge Finds BP Primarily Responsible for Oil Spill http://wwno.org/post/judge-finds-bp-primarily-responsible-oil-spill <p>A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled BP is primarily responsible for damage caused by the oil spill in 2010. But, Eileen Fleming reports, the owner of the drilling rig that blew up could still have to pay punitive damages and civil penalties.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:22:54 +0000 Eileen Fleming 4500 at http://wwno.org