Thursday, July 2, 2015
Gov. Robert Bentley and the Alabama Attorney General’s Office announced today that the State of Alabama has reached a landmark agreement in principle with BP for damages caused by the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The State of Alabama will receive more than $2 billion in total, which will include compensation for economic losses resulting from the spill, natural resource damages, and an apportionment of Clean Water Act civil fines and penalties. – Fox10tv.com
One of the brothers who own Avondale Brewing Company is suing the other in a dispute over ownership of that business and another. Hunter Lake filed a lawsuit Friday in Jefferson County Circuit Court against his brother, Coby Lake, and the brewing company, of which they are both owners. – AL.com
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