Latest news: January 27, 2012

01.27.2012 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

That’s Louisiana being thrown away

John Snell, WVUE-TV. January 26, 2012.

“New Orleans– NASA has released what it calls one of “the most amazing, highest resolution images of Earth ever.”

The image, actually a composite of a number of satellite photos stitched together, captures the earth’s surface on January 4, 2012…”

Ad Buy Highlights Gulf Restoration Bill Support Before Florida Debate, Primary

The Washington Current. January 26, 2012.

“An environmental organization launched a two-day, $30,000 radio ad blitz in Florida Thursday to highlight congressional, editorial and voter support across the political spectrum for a multi-billion dollar Gulf Coast restoration bill funded by BP oil spill fines…”

Voice your opinion on restoration plan

By Nikki Buskey, Houma Courier. January 26, 2012.

“Locals will have their chance to comment on a $1 billion plan to begin early restoration projects along the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill at a meeting next week…”

RESTORE Act critical to helping Gulf Coast in aftermath of Gulf oil disaster

By Craig Guillot, National Wildlife Federation. January 26, 2012.

“According to some estimates, BP could face as much as $20 billion in fines from the Clean Water Act for its responsibility in the Gulf oil disaster of 2010. Environmental advocates and organizations say the proposed RESTORE Act is essential to put fine money directly to work in restoring the Gulf Coast…”

BP Can’t Collect Part of Gulf Spill Costs From Transocean

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Allen Johnson Jr., Bloomberg News. January 27, 2012.

“BP Plc (BP) can’t collect from Transocean Ltd. (RIGN) part of the $40 billion in cleanup costs and economic losses caused by the 2010 oil well blowout and Gulf of Mexico spill, a judge ruled. Transocean shares rose on the news…”