Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Jan. 3, 2014

01.03.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Public meeting set on river diversion projects
By The Advocate. Dec. 31, 2013.
“The first meeting of the Expert Panel on Diversion Planning and Implementation will be held 8:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at the Capital Park Welcome Center, 702 N. River Road in Baton Rouge…” (read more)

BP Wins Expedited Appeal of Bid to Stop Spill Payments
By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins, Bloomberg Businessweek. Jan. 3, 2014.
“BP’s bid to block economic-loss payments tied to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill unless the claims can be directly linked to the disaster won fast-track consideration by an appeals court…” (read more)

Former BP engineer says juror misconduct tainted verdict
By Associated Press. Jan. 2, 2014.
“Defense attorneys for a former BP engineer convicted of trying to obstruct a federal investigation of the company’s 2010 Gulf oil spill claimed Thursday that jurors engaged in misconduct that warrants a new trial…” (read more)