Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 28, 2014
Energy Secretary, Interior Official Tour Louisiana Coast (+audio)
By Eileen Fleming, WWNO Radio. May 28, 2014.
“Two leading officials in the Energy and Interior departments have gotten their first look at the oil production facilities…” (read more)
Post-Explosion Remarks Could Sustain BP Suit
By Courthouse News. May 27, 2014.
“BP investors can advance a class action accusing the company of downplaying the scope of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a federal judge ruled…” (read more)
No escape if you’re late: Even small surges will flood sections of I-10 east and west
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. May 28, 2014.
“When it comes to hurricane evacuation, city and state emergency managers have always stressed there is no room for the “better late than never” mentality…” (read more)
Lake foundation asks Corps to hold up action on permit for oil well
By Faimon A. Roberts III, The New Orleans Advocate. May 28, 2014.
“Add the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to the chorus of voices urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny…” (read more)
Senators refuse to restrict use of coastal fund
By the Associated Press. May 27, 2014.
“A House-approved bill to limit the use of Louisiana’s coastal protection fund has stalled in the Senate…” (read more)
BP Loses Bid to Stall Spill Payments During Appeal
By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins. May 27, 2014.
“BP Plc must pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damage claims while it seeks U.S. Supreme Court review…” (read more)
Louisiana energy boom prompts calls for better roads, more pipelines
By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. May 27, 2014.
“If south Louisiana is the heart of the nation’s energy industry, then its aging roads, waterways and pipelines…” (read more)