Latest news: May 22, 2012
Your Word: An Able Warrior
By Casi Callaway, executive director of the Mobile Baykeeper, for the Press-Register (Mobile, Ala.). May 22, 2012.
"Rarely do we hear about Republicans and Democrats working together these days. In fact, it often appears that if Party A declares the sky is blue, Party B will oppose that observation outright.
That partisanship was set aside by the majority of our Gulf Coast legislators in order to craft a bill to support Gulf restoration in the wake of the BP oil disaster…" (Read more)
Oil spill fines targeted for coastal restoration, protection
By Jeff Adelson, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). May 21, 2012.
"BATON ROUGE — Measures to ensure fines from the Deepwater Horizon disaster go toward coastal protection and to require the state automatically pay its contract with New Orleans for costs associated with Harrah's Casino moved forward Monday…" (Read more)