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Topic - Sarah S. Vance
A federal lawsuit that claims Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards made false statements about the structural strength of the U.S. Coast Guard cutters it was hired to modify is bound for court again.
A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal judge on Tuesday scheduled a hearing for Jan. 29 in New Orleans to consider a plea agreement by BP Exploration and Production Inc. in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, in which the company will plead guilty to 14 counts of felony manslaughter and felony obstruction of Congress and will pay criminal fines and penalties totaling $4 billion.