Vice President Biden is visiting the Gulf Goast today under a storm of anger and a natural one in the western part of the Gulf of Mexico.
Across the that region, members of the seafood industry are upset and concerned about the growing desperate plight of their families and businesses.
As each day goes by, another seafood industry icon closes while the industry leaders assert that there is plenty of shrimps and fish safe to eat and available to go to market.
And, as June now makes way for July, and as days of this crises mount, local government officials are getting more frantic, disillusioned and upset at what they see as BP and the federal government’s slow, inadequate and sometimes feeble response.
On Monday, Governor Bobby Jindal's Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary issued this press release in relationship to the DeepWater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BATON ROUGE - In a letter to BP America's Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles on Monday, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine requested $10 million from BP to provide mental health services to Louisiana residents affected by the oil spill.
The social and economic consequences of President Obama’s offshore drilling moratorium are starting to manifest themselves and will rapidly worsen. News spread this week that eight of the 33 deepwater rigs in the
President Obama remove General Stanley McChrystal's from his command in the Afghanistan war because of the general’s comments in the Rolling Stone magazine.
According to the AP, Interior Secretary Salazar will impose the drilling moratorium despite a court ruling today lifting the moratorium.Earlier today, a federal judge in New Orleans lifted the moratorium. Numerous Louisiana officials have urged President Obama to not appeal appeal the court ruling.
Louisiana Politics and comedy at its best.
Yes, James Carville and Gennifer Flowers on stage, and at the same time, same place
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