Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Sept. 8, 2014

09.08.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

For Lack Of Mississippi Silt, The Gulf Is Losing Coastal Land
By Lynn Neary, NPR. Sept. 7, 2014.
“Thousands of miles of Louisiana’s coastline have been disappearing over the last century…” (read more)

Judge: BP’s reckless conduct caused Gulf oil spill
By Rick Jervis and Kevin McCoy, USA Today. Sept. 5, 2014.
“Energy giant BP was “grossly negligent” in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, a U.S. district judge…” (read more)

‘Worst Case’ BP Ruling on Gulf Spill Means Billions More in Penalties
By Margaret Cronin Fisk, Laurel Brubaker Calkins and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg. Sept. 4, 2014.
“BP Plc acted with gross negligence in setting off the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history…” (read more)

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
By John Michaelson, Public New Service Texas. Sept5, 2014.
“A federal judge has found that the “reckless conduct” of BP caused…” (read more)

Sportsmen Group Responds to Ruling that BP Grossly Negligent in 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster
By Outdoorhub. Sept. 5, 2014.
“A federal judge has ruled today that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions…” (read more)

BP guilty of ‘gross negligence’, New Orleans federal court finds
By Laurie Wiegler, The Examiner. Sept. 4, 2014.
“In one of the most eagerly awaited decisions of the 21st Century, U.S. Federal Judge…” (read more)

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell applauds La. coast plan
By Danielle Haynes, UPI. Sept. 5, 2014.
“U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, during a trip to southern Louisiana on Friday…” (read more)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell praises Louisiana coastal restoration plan
By Andrea Shaw, The Times-Picayune. Sept. 5, 2014.
“U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell praised Louisiana’s master plan for coastal restoration…” (read more)

Nine years after Katrina, activists continue efforts to save Louisiana’s coastal land
By Jason Berry, The National Catholic Reporter. Sept. 5, 2014.
“Aug. 29 marked nine years since Hurricane Katrina drove a rolling wall of water…” (read more)

Bloomberg: Chemical runoff, loss of wetlands among chronic disasters unfolding in Gulf
By The Advocate. Sept. 6, 2014.
“BP’s “gross negligence” led to massive damage along the Gulf Coast, but several chronic disasters…” (read more)

Federal Judge Rules BP Primary Culprit In Gulf Oil Spill
By Debbie Elliott, NPR. Sept. 5, 2014.
“BP says it will appeal the ruling that the company’s reckless conduct and gross negligence…” (read more)

Judge’s Ruling May Encourage BP to Settle
By Daniel Gilbert, The Wall Street Journal. Sept. 5, 2014.
“While BP has pledged to fight a federal judge’s ruling that it acted recklessly…” (read more)

Q&A: What Federal Ruling Against BP Means for Oil Drilling’s Future
By Christine Dell’Amore, National Geographic. Sept. 5, 2014.
“More than four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew, killing 11 workers…” (read more)

Army Corps officials, scientists talk levee safety and flood risks
By Diya Chacko, The Times-Picayune. Sept. 5, 2014.
“The 2014 Society of Environmental Journalists conference brings together…” (read more)

BP facing $19bn gross negligence bill for Deepwater Horizon disaster
By Daniel Gilbert and Justin Scheck, The Wall Street Journal. Sept. 6, 2014.
BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, a US judge ruled…” (read more)