The Donovan Law Group

Articles, Publications, and Videos

I. BP Oil Spill, Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF), Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) and Class Action Lawsuits

Secret Oil Company Memos on Pollution in Louisiana

Bill Moyers talks with Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town (Insight into how BP managed its oil spill disaster)

BP Oil Spill: Crude Solution Part 1 (60 Minutes Video)

BP Oil Spill: Crude Solution Part 2 (60 Minutes Video)

BP Oil Spill: Profit Pollution and Deception (Video)

Beyond The Spill: A GulfWatch Special (Video)

Crude Justice (Video)

Unequal Justice: The Relentless Rise of the 1% Court (Video)

The Secret of the Seven Sisters (Video)

Corexit: Deadly Dispersant in Oil Spill Cleanup

BP Oil Spill – Oil Spill Commission Staff Working Paper No. 6

BP’s ‘widespread human health crisis’

An article on Corexit which will make you truly sick!

Gulf ecosystem in crisis after BP spill

BP’s silent disaster

The Louisiana Record

Oil Spills: Merely Increasing the Limit of Liability for Damages Is Not the Solution!

BP Oil Spill: Gross Negligence – BP Ignored The Source Control Experts And Specialists It Had Assembled and BP Intentionally Concealed Its Flow Rate Estimates, Both Internally And Externally

BP Oil Spill Post-Trial Brief: Well Could Have Been Shut in Within 24 Days!

BP Oil Spill Litigation: A Look Back at the “Fairness” Hearing

BP Oil Spill: Macondo Well Could Have Been Shut in Within 24 Days!

Oil Spill Settlements, Especially the BP Oil Spill Settlement, Are Wrong For America!

The BP Oil Spill Multidistrict Litigation (“MDL 2179”) Is Not Right for America

BP Oil Spill Litigation: The Compensation Paid to MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Attorneys is Excessive

Third Lawsuit Filed Against Kenneth R. Feinberg and Feinberg Rozen, LLP

BP Oil Spill Litigation: U.S. Appeals Judge’s Decision on Motion to Compel BP to Produce Documents Based on the Crime-Fraud Exception

BP Oil Spill: Reply to PSC’s Response to the Open Letter Dated December 21, 2012

BP Oil Spill: An Open Letter to the MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (“PSC”)

BP Oil Spill Victims Opt-Out of the Deepwater Horizon Class Action Settlements

Approximately 200,000 BP Oil Spill Victims Are Being Illegally Excluded From Proposed Deepwater Horizon Class Action Settlement

It’s Time for BP Oil Spill Victims to Opt-Out of the Deepwater Horizon Class Action Settlements

BP Oil Spill: A Pattern of Collusive Unfairness Permeates the Deepwater Horizon Proposed Class Action Settlement (Part II)

BP Oil Spill: A Pattern of Collusive Unfairness Permeates the Deepwater Horizon Proposed Class Action Settlement (Part I)

How the BP Oil Spill Proposed Class Action Settlement Makes a Mockery of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990

Is the BP Oil Spill Proposed Class Action Settlement Fair, Reasonable, and Adequate?

Has the MDL 2179 Court Overreached Its Authority?

GCCF Claimants Should Not be Required to Pay the Litigation Fees and Expenses Incurred by the MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

BP Oil Spill: Is the MDL 2179 Trial Plan Unconstitutional?

BP Oil Spill: Plaintiffs Oppose Class Action Lawsuits in MDL 2179

State of Mississippi v. Gulf Coast Claims Facility and Kenneth Feinberg: Case Is Remanded to State Court

Florida Plaintiffs Vow to Hold Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, LLP, and GCCF Accountable for “Delay, Deny, Defend” Strategy

Second Lawsuit Filed in State Court Against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, LLP and Gulf Coast Claims Facility

Lawsuit Filed Against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, LLP and Gulf Coast Claims Facility

BP Oil Spill Victims: Kenneth Feinberg Should Not be the Sole Focus of Anger

BP Oil Spill: Failure to Act by the Obama Administration and Congress Threatens the Financial Viability of the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF)

BP Oil Spill Victims: Gulf Coast Claims Facility, Litigation or Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund?

BP Oil Spill: Letter Requests Secretary Napolitano to Take Action

The Gulf Coast Claims Facility Limits BP’s Liability and Guarantees the Oil Company’s Continued Operation in the Gulf of Mexico

Is The Gulf Coast Claims Facility in Violation of The Oil Pollution Act of 1990?

Is The BP Oil Spill Victim Compensation Fund Legitimate?

Will Victims of the BP Oil Gusher Also Be Victims of Class Action Lawsuits and the BP Oil Spill Victim Compensation Fund?

BP’s Strategy to Limit Liability in Regard to Its Gulf Oil Gusher

Why BP Does Not Want an Accurate Measurement of the Gulf Oil Spill

The Oil Pollution Act Provides for the Federalization of the BP Oil Spill

BP is Not the Only Responsible Party

BP Oil Spill of April, 2010: Why Class Action Lawsuits May Not be in the Best Interests of Potential Plaintiffs

II.  The Keystone XL Pipeline

What You Need to Know About the Keystone XL Pipeline

III. Nuclear Energy

Toxic Legacy: Uranium Mining in New Mexico

U.S. Loan Guarantee Set for Georgia Nuclear Plant

IV. The Deep State and The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Anatomy of the Deep State

Obama Admin’s TPP Trade Officials Received Hefty Bonuses From Big Banks

A Trade Agreement for Protectionists

A Trade Deal Shrouded in Secrecy

It Is What We Expected

“NAFTA on Steroids”

Would Make Most Americans Poorer

TPP’s Investment Rules Harm the Environment

V. Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Offsets and Climate Change Legislation

Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

The U.N. Approval Process for Carbon Offsets

The Role of Offsets in Climate Change Legislation

Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the U.N. Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

VI. Advanced Biofuel, Hydrous Ethanol, Field-to-Pump Strategy, Blender’s Tax Credit and Ethanol Import Tariff

Act 382

Our Nation’s Need to Transition to Hydrous Ethanol as the Primary Renewable Transportation Fuel

The Renergie “Field-to-Pump” Strategy

Florida’s “Port-to-Pump” Advanced Biofuel Initiative

Independent Ethanol Producers in Florida Have the Legal Right to Receive Blender’s Tax Credit

Why the Ethanol Import Tariff Should be Repealed

Independent U.S. Ethanol Producers Will Not Survive as Price Takers

Louisiana Enacts the Most Comprehensive Advanced Biofuel Legislation in the Nation

Why Big Oil Should Not be Allowed to Monopolize the Blender’s Tax Credit

VII. Wall Street, Credit Default Swaps, Credit Derivatives, Subprime Mortgages, Financial Reform and Basel Accord

How Credit Derivatives Brought the U.S. Economy to the Brink of a Second Great Depression

Meltdown (Video)

Time to tax Wall Street

VIII. Interchange Fee, Credit Card Regulation and Natural Disaster Trust Fund

Two Threats to Our Nation’s Economy

How to Fund and Efficiently Utilize a Natural Disaster Trust Fund

The Need to Establish a Natural Disaster Trust Fund

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