Appeals court upholds multibillion-dollar BP settlement with Gulf Coast residents, businesses

  • by: CHEVEL JOHNSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 10, 2014 - 9:25 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Over BP's objections, a federal appeals court on Friday upheld a judge's approval of the company's multibillion-dollar settlement with lawyers for businesses and residents who claim the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money.

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