Latest Mississippi River Delta News: February 13, 2013

02.13.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

U.S. Senator Asks DOJ to Wait on Civil Settlement of BP Oil Spill Charges
Dow Jones Newswires. February 12, 2013.
“Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) is asking the U.S. Justice Department to hold off on a civil settlement with BP Plc (BP, BP.LN) over the Deepwater Horizon accident until the company comes to terms with Gulf Coast states on other environmental penalties…” (Read more)

Report: Sandy was 2nd-costliest hurricane in US
Associated Press. February 12, 2013.
“NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane in the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday…” (Read more)