Latest news: October 4, 2011
By Press-Register Editorial Board (Mobile, Al.). October 4, 2011.
“UNLESS CONGRESS agrees on a bill to send oil spill fines to states bordering the Gulf of Mexico, the region may not see a penny of the $5.4 billion to $21.1 billion charged to liable companies under the Clean Water Act…”
By George Altman, Press-Register (Mobile, Al.). October 4, 2011.
“A coalition of Gulf Coast environmental groups said in a report released today that last year’s oil spill is still a “developing disaster,” as they called for government officials to reinstate a moratorium on new deepwater drilling and rethink claims that Gulf of Mexico seafood is safe to eat…”
By David Plater, Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). October 4, 2011.
“I am responding to a recent editorial urging action on coastal restoration. Everyone will agree that preserving and restoring land in coastal regions is needed. The rub is just how and where, and then, who will pay…”
By the Tri-Parish Times (Terrebonne, Lafourche & St. Mary Parishes, La.). October 4, 2011.
“Local musician Tab Benoit loves the Tri-parish area. He’s tired of seeing its land melt away under the undertow of coastal erosion…”