Latest news: August 9, 2012
New BP claims boss is a stark contrast to Ken Feinberg
By George Talbot, The Press-Register. August 8, 2012.
“MOBILE, Alabama — “This is not the Feinberg operation.”
So said U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, by way of introducing Patrick Juneau…” (Read more)
EPA gives La grant to help fight dead zone, Vitter says
The Associated Press. August 8, 2012.
“U.S. Sen. David Vitter says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will award a $100,000 grant to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to help fight the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone.”
Vitter says the grant will be used to help reduce hypoxia, or low oxygen levels in the Gulf, caused by increased nutrients transported from the Mississippi River…” (Read more)