Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 11, 2014

06.11.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Our Views: A coast in common
Editorial by The Advocate. June 11, 2014.
“Thanks to the great peninsula on which the state of Florida sits, it’s a long way by sea…” (read more)

Obama signs water resources bill into law at ceremony with Sens. Vitter and Landrieu
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. June 10, 2014.
“Surrounded by Democratic and Republican lawmakers, President Barack Obama Tuesday signed a $12.3 billion…” (read more)

Federal Water Projects Bill Funds Levees and Flood Gates
By The Associated Press. June 10, 2014.
“Capping a rare instance of congressional compromise, President Barack Obama signed a $12.3 billion water projects bill…” (read more)

BP Must Pay For Business Damages Linked To Gulf Coast Oil Disaster While It Awaits Appeal, Court Rules
By Maria Gallucci, The Intl. Business Times. June 10, 2014.
“Oil giant BP will have to continue shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars to companies affected by the 2010…” (read more)

BP loses another round in its battle to stiff oil spill victims
By Michael Hiltzik, The LA Times. June 10, 2014.
“Oil giant BP this week extended its .000 batting streak in its effort to kill its own settlement in the Gulf of Mexico…” (read more)