This resolution (in the case of the GCCF
) was created by a culpable defendant, unbounded by legal norms, and administered by a heroic "special master" with limitless unreviewable discretion, who also is in the employ of the malefactor.
Experts from the International Energy Agency, CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), International Finance Corp., World Green Building Council, EPFL--University of Lausanne and Cementis came together at the GCCF
to discuss how the global cement sector can contribute to a carbon-neutral built environment.
(285) The GCCF
in fact was an optional instrument and paid compensation on the statutory basis of the 1990 U.S.
had already processed $6.2 billion in payments to 220,000 claimants.
including the OPA, GCCF
, and insurance do not guarantee uniform odds of
Robert Wiygul, an attorney in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, who represents about 1,000 clients who had been seeking payment from Feinberg's GCCF
, said he was optimistic that the new settlement process would resolve his clients' concerns.
But the GCCF
is not the only route to compensation for Deepwater
Gulf coast claims Facility (GccF
) has assumed responsibility for
The federal government has used a variety of approaches to oversee BP's and GCCF
's cost reimbursement and claims processing.
Overseeing the enormous effort to evaluate, process, and pay the resulting claims is the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF
) and its administrator Kenneth Feinberg.
In order to avoid formalities, excessive legal costs, and an overloaded court system, many claimants expect to settle their claims through a streamlined claims process developed by BP, called the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF
has largely succeeded in its primary objective - to compensate those individuals and businesses who can demonstrate financial harm due to the Oil Spill," the report said.