Latest Mississippi River Delta news: March 22, 2013
BP Seeks Sanctions Over Missing Cement Samples
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press. March 22, 2013.
“BP asked a federal judge Thursday to sanction its cement contractor on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling project, accusing the company of withholding critical evidence that could have been used at the ongoing trial over the nation’s worst offshore oil spill…” (read more)
Gulf Coast attorneys general say BP ‘wrong’ to challenge oil spill claims process
By George Talbot, Press-Register (Mobile, Ala.). March 21. 2013.
“Attorneys general from Alabama and Mississippi today urged a federal court judge to reject BP’s attempt to block payments to some victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill…” (read more)
Wikipedia editors accuse BP of rewriting page about itself, CNET reports
By NOLA.com. March 21, 2013.
“The tech media website CNET is reporting that “Angry Wikipedia editors estimate that BP has rewritten 44 percent of the page about itself, especially about its environmental performance.”…” (read more)
Interior nominee OK’d by committee
By Jordan Blum, The (Baton Rouge) Advocate. March 21, 2013.
“WASHINGTON — The nominee to head of the Department of the Interior in charge of federal lands and much of the nation’s oil-and-gas production moved toward Senate confirmation on Thursday…” (read more)