BP SCREWS FISHERMEN IN GULF ONCE AGAIN

Residents listen to Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, speak at a town hall meeting about the $20 billion fund set up to cover damage claims from the BP oil spill July 15, 2010 in Lafitte, Louisiana. BP announced today that oil has stopped flowing from its Gulf of Mexico oil well as a cap is tested. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Angry fishermen in the Gulf Coast walked out of a meeting with British Petroleum yesterday following a controversial decision by the oil company. BP announced that it would subtract any money earned by the fishermen in oil spill cleanup from the $20 billion fund set to compensate the spill’s victims.

The fishermen said it was literally “pointless” to aid BP with their cleanup in any fashion.

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