GO FISH’s Explanation of Objections to the BP Settlement

Conference aims to clear up BP settlement confusion for affected fishermen Posted on August 5, 2012 at 3:15 PM Updated Sunday, Aug 5 at 3:21 PM Maya Rodriguez / Eyewitness News Email: | Twitter: @mrodriguezwwl WESTWEGO, La. — Several hundred people who make a living off local fisheries convened at the Alario Center in Westwego on Saturday. They carefully listened to presentations that could [...]

Community conference held for victims of the B.P. Oil Spill

Written by: Allison Braxton New Orleans, LA — It’s been more than two years since the B.P. Oil Spill. The frustration among Louisiana’s commercial fishermen is mounting. Today, The Gulf Organized Fisheries in Solidarity and Hope or “GO FISH” coalition organized a community conference to find out what’s next in the B.P. Oil Spill settlement [...]

Alligator Bayou owners: parishes ruined our business

Iberville and Ascension parishes should compensate the owners of Alligator Bayou Swamp Tours for opening the bayou’s floodgate in 2009 and ruining the company’s business, an attorney for the firm told a state appellate court Thursday. “They (Iberville and Ascension governments) destroyed the swamp tour business. They (the company’s owners) should be compensated,’’ Clay Garside, [...]

Sierra Club maintains majority of citizens oppose oil and gas drilling

Posted: Feb 10, 2012 7:14 PM CST Updated: Feb 11, 2012 11:05 AM CST By Jeff Lawson Video Gallery 85% of people at public meetings oppose gas drilling BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – It would appear a lot of people want don’t want oil and gas drilling rigs in state waters. This week, the Mississippi Development [...]

Breaking News–Bird’s Eye View: GRN Spots Oil Near BP’s Macondo Well

Blog – BPs Oil Drilling Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, 19 August 2011 19:11 This morning I set out on a long flight to investigate reports of oil sightings near BP’s Macondo well, the site where the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank into the Gulf killing 11 workers and spewing at least 4.9 [...]

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