Latest Mississippi River Delta News: January 31, 2013

01.31.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Justice Department asks judge to require BP to produce documents showing how it low-balled oil flow
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). January 30, 2013.
“The Justice Department on Wednesday asked a federal judge in New Orleans to require BP to produce documents that outline how it low-balled the amount of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from its Macondo well in 2010. The estimates were sent to the Coast Guard and Congress…” (Read more)

Mississippi officials, Steven Palazzo express concerns about proposed Louisiana levee
The Associated Press. January 30, 2013.
“BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi — Mississippi officials are asking the federal government to thoroughly study the potential effects of any proposed new levee construction in southeast Louisiana…” (Read more)