Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 20, 2013

03.20.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Steven Newman, Transocean President And CEO, To Testify AT Gulf Oil Spill Trial
By Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press. March 19, 2013.
“NEW ORLEANS — Transocean employees should have done more to detect signs of trouble before the company’s drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, killing 11 workers and triggering the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, Transocean’s chief executive testified Tuesday…” (Read more)

Mandeville coastal restoration project triggers heated discussion before City Council
By Kim Chatelain, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). March 14, 2013
“A proposal to amend a contract between the city of Mandeville and an engineering firm to determine the impact a hurricane might have on a city coastal restoration project triggered heated debate before being deferred by the City Council amid ethics concerns Thursday night…” (Read more)