Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Dec. 9, 2014
Legal experts: BP’s failed U.S. Supreme Court appeal sends ‘clear signal,’ sets tone for future disputes
By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. Dec. 8, 2014.
“The basis for the position they’ve taken for a couple of years now is no longer a valid position legally.” (Read more )
Jefferson Parish Council to ask U.S. Treasury for $400,000 to develop Restore Act project plan
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Dec. 8, 2014.
“The Jefferson Parish Council plans to vote Wednesday on a resolution asking the U.S. Treasury for $400,000 to develop a multi-year plan of projects to be built with what could be tens of millions of dollars in BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster fine money.” (Read more )
BP oil spill: The disaster that keeps killing
By Maryann Tobin, Allvoices. Dec. 9, 2014.
“Despite continuing television commercials singing the praises of BP and all the company claims to have done to help the Gulf of Mexico recover from the worst oil spill in US history, the damage remains…” (Read more )