Friday, April 13, 2012

Nearly two years later, BP oilspill remains
~Nikki Buskey
~“We still have 200 miles of oiled coast two years after the spill. That’s unacceptable,” said Garret Graves, top coastal adviser to Gov. Bobby Jindal and lead trustee for Louisiana on the Natural Resources Damage Assessment, which quantifies environmental damage from the spill. “We still have very clear, retrievable oil in coastal areas. One million barrels of oil, four times what was spilled in the Exxon Valdez, remains unaccounted for. All we’re asking is for them to go out and clean up that oil.”

Astroturfer comments all over article about seeking to sidestep Exquisite Corps of "Engineers" appeals Katrina floodwall failure National Register listing to National Park Service~Mark Schleifstein

New Orleans Opens 4 New Libraries!

BR council members push for plan to deal with salt water intrusion

Exquisite Corps holds first of 3 public hearings on Chesapeake oyster restoration

April events at N.O. Food Co-op!

Mellow Mushroom pizza restaurant hopes for October opening on Oak Street ~Uptown Messenger

New restaurant, Prime, to take over old Bywater BBQ location

French Quarter Fest hearing tests for musicians

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