Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 13, 2015

05.13.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

BP oil spill: Judge rejects fight to delay environmental fines
By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. May 13, 2015
“A federal judge has denied a request to delay a decision on how much BP owes in environmental fines from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill until after the company pays all damage claims related to the disaster.” (Read More)

Coastal senators float revenue-sharing proposals for energy bill consideration
By Nick Juliano, E&E Daily. May 13, 2015
“The long-running effort by coastal lawmakers to increase the share of offshore drilling revenue going to their states’ coffers is slated for fresh consideration as the Senate works to assemble a comprehensive, bipartisan energy bill this year.” (Read More)