Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 30, 2013

10.30.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Maintaining a healthy Gulf Coast is key to local economy
By Sinclair Oubre, The Houston Chronicle (Houston, Texas). Oct. 29, 2013.
“The Operation 1-1-1 campaign, which launches this week, helps connect local residents and workers with policy makers to create a conversation about making sure oil spill fines are invested in projects that make economic sense for the businesses and families that depend on a healthy coast…” (read more)

Bobby Jindal shows true colors in coastal lawsuit
By Foster Campbell, The Shreveport Times (Shreveport, La.). Oct. 29, 2013.
“Bobby Jindal ran for governor on good ethics, but in his reaction to the lawsuit against major oil companies over coastal erosion he has discarded that commitment…” (read more)

BP sold $38bn in assets to pay for 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill
By Lianna Brinded, International Business Times. Oct. 29, 2013.
“BP has revealed in its latest financial results that it sold $38bn worth of assets to pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill which resulted in one of the worst environmental disasters in history…” (read more)