Tag: Louisiana

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Progress, Distress and $1.5 Million for Hangout

Music lovers are flocking to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the Hangout Festival this weekend, the Mississippi River is on the rise and BP remains the center of controversy in this month’s Issue Update.

Posted in Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Slick Move, BP! Barrels Of Oil Blanket Gulf Coast

BP Oil claims to be a friend of the environment, but its green image has been butchered due to a massive oil spill. On April 20th the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, caught fire, and sank over the course of 36 hours. The rig is owned by Transocean and leased…