Justice Supreme Court declines dispute about BP oil spill compensation fund (+video)

BP had petitioned the court to rule on a broad interpretation of who should be compensated in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

By , Staff writer

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The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to examine the terms of a multibillion-dollar settlement agreement established in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.