Latest Mississippi River Delta News: February 6, 2013

02.06.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

BP Objects to Oil Spill Price Tag Sought by U.S. States
Reuters. February 5, 2013.
“BP Plc has tallied up claims made by states and local governments on the U.S. Gulf Coast for economic and property damages from the Macondo oil spill, and come up with a figure of 21 billion pounds ($34 billion), which it deems “substantially” overstated…” (Read more)

Corps releases hurricane proposal
By Amy Wold, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.). February 6, 2013.
“The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the first phase of a two-part report examining the cumulative impacts and benefits of building the $14 billion hurricane protection system in the greater New Orleans area on Tuesday, opening a 60-day comment period…” (Read more)