NEW ORLEANS – In response to the Deepwater Horizon incident, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District issued three emergency permits on Friday, July 16, 2010.
The emergency permits were issued to BP America Production Co. to install piles and booms in three separate locations: Barataria Pass, Cat Bay along Cat Bay Islands, and Cat Bay along Bird Islands. The first two permits were issued within 24 hours, and the third permit was issued in less than a day.
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced plans to deliver a full-service hospital in New Orleans East. After renegotiating a flawed real-estate deal with Universal Health Services (UHS), Landrieu announced that the City will purchase the
Good morning and what’s up with America dipping across the pond for the replacement to Larry King? CNN has tabbed America’s Got Talent judge, Piers Morgan to fill those shoes.
Author and radio talk show host, Laura Ingraham joins the show to discuss her new book “The Obama Diaries” which has garnered silence from the Obama camp and examples of how the White House shelter the masters of blurring the lines between fact and fiction.
Our political system is broken. I confess to frequent dismay at how political actors of all stripes vote on issues, but a vote in Congress week before last ranks right up there with the worst votes of their tenure.
Once again the culprit is Senator Ben Nelson, purported Democrat of Nebraska. He joined with Republicans to vote against extending unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed.
Or that before that moratorium was enjoined, the chairman of the presidential commission on the Gulf disaster was open to making interim recommendations that could allow drilling to resume within six months, but then he dismissed that possibility after the ruling?
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced today plans to consolidate its Gulf Coast shipbuilding operations and explore strategic alternatives for its Shipbuilding business. As a result of the Gulf Coast consolidation, the company will recognize an estimated pre-tax charge of $113 million in the second quarter of 2010.
Sen. Landrieu said:
“The state of