Louisiana is in line for the biggest share of fines and settlements because it had the most damage in the spill. The restoration effort in the Caminada Headlands is one of the largest coastal restoration projects ever in the state. CWPPRA/Flickr hide caption

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Is The BP Oil Spill Settlement Money Being Well-Spent?
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Battle Over New Oil Train Standards Pits Safety Against Cost
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A bird covered in oil flaps its wings at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., on Thursday. More than 9,000 gallons of oil have been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast, just a fraction of the sticky, stinking goo that escaped from a broken pipeline, officials said. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Fear And Resignation In Florida As Oil Heads East: 'It's Gonna Come!'
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